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  1. Vaccines

    Vaccines stimulate the body to produce antibodies to provide immunity against one or several diseases.

  2. Vegetarian and vegan eating

    A well-planned vegetarian or vegan diet can meet nutritional needs during all stages of life.

  3. Victoria’s tobacco and e-cigarette laws

    Smoking kills more Victorians every year than road accidents, alcohol and other drugs combined. To minimise the health effects of tobacco on individuals and the community, Victoria has laws controlling cigarette sales and where people can smoke.

  4. Vitamin and mineral supplements - what to know

    Vitamin and mineral supplements are frequently misused and taken without professional advice. Find out more about vitamin and mineral supplements and where to get advice.

  5. Vitamin B

    The 8 B-group vitamins are essential for various functions within the body.

  6. Vitamin D

    A balanced approach to sunlight exposure will help you get enough vitamin D while protecting against skin cancer.

  7. Vitamin K and newborn babies

    With low levels of vitamin K, some babies can have severe bleeding into the brain, causing significant brain damage.

  8. Vitamins and minerals

    Vitamins and minerals are organic compounds that are required in very small amounts, for a variety of metabolic processes.