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Vitamin Deficiency

Volume 78: debated on Friday 10 May 1985

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what advice he has sought or received from outside his Department as to whether vitamin E deficiency constitutes a health problem in the United Kingdom.

My Department is advised on such health matters by the medical advisers in the Department of Health and Social Security. Their advice is that vitamin E is present in adequate amounts in any likely diet in this country.