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Friday 10 November 2017 4:08pm

1 News reports:

With more than two thirds of Kiwis over 50 having some sort of Vitamin C deficiency, researchers are calling for regular testing to be introduced.

Four-hundred Christchurch people's blood was assessed as part of the University of Otago, Christchurch study.

An alarming 13 per cent showed very low levels of the crucial vitamin.

One in 10 New Zealanders over 50 at risk of scurvy because of low vitamin C levels (TVNZ / 1 News)

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