In the last decade, Medicare spending on vitamin D testing increased from $2 million to $145 million a year. Australians are concerned about vitamin D. And so they should be. Data released by the Bureau of Statistics in 2012 showed that almost 4 million Australians aren't getting enough.
But if you think vitamin tablets are just as good as real thing, think again. TEGAN DOLSTRA, BMedSci (Hons) '09 reports in the latest edition of ANU Reporter magazine.
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