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Folic Acid Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Folic Acid Benefits.

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Dietary Supplements for Depression

It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople...  Read more

Considering Pregnancy?

Caring for your health before you become pregnant may help you identify areas that put you and/or your baby at risk during pregnancy. First, schedule a pre-conception counseling appointment with your doctor. This discussion can educate you on things...  Read more

Get Street-Wise About Supplements

Going to the drug store lately can feel a little like a Saturday morning trip to the candy shop, with dozens and dozens of colorful vitamin and mineral supplements to choose from! Can’t you just sample a little bit of everything? If you&rs...  Read more

The Secrets of Eating Right and Living Longer

Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol. ...  Read more

Vitamin B-12 May Prevent Birth Defects

Women of childbearing age (especially those who are pregnant or trying to conceive) are advised to eat 400 mg of folic acid (folate) daily to prevent neural tube defects, such as spina bifida, from occurring in their babies. New research, reported in...  Read more

Anyone had good experiences using amino acid suppl
Updated 4/24/2016 8:16:54 AM

Anyone had good experiences using amino acid supplements? I just started using a supplement yesterday. I did feel more pep during my workout, and I finally pushed through a plateau, but what are the long-term benefits?...  Read more

What are the benefits to adding protein to smoothi
Updated 4/21/2016 5:48:27 PM

What are the benefits to adding protein to smoothies ?...  Read more

First goal hit today. Made 199. It's been a loooooong time. One of the biggest benefits... my baby
Updated 4/20/2016 11:22:50 PM

First goal hit today. Made 199. It's been a loooooong time. One of the biggest benefits... my baby carrier now fits with room to spare. My baby is so much more comfortable! Go me!...  Read more

Whats the benefits of green tea?
Updated 4/19/2016 9:24:14 AM

Whats the benefits of green tea?...  Read more

Essential amino acids: all in same meal?
Updated 4/14/2016 1:29:06 PM

Is it important to get all of the essential amino acids in the same meal? Or, throughout the same day? Thanks....  Read more

Healthy Foods for Your Heart~Up Your Fiber

Get as much fibre as you can. Green beans, all sorts of berries, apples, brocolli cauliflower, spinach, tomatoes & oranges all have an added benefit some are loaded with folic acid. Saute foods in chicken broth, vegetable stock, tomato juice or wine...  Read more

Sprinkle Flax & Wheat Germ on Everythinggg

Add Flaxseed & Wheat Germ to your oatmeal, yogurt, baked goods, everyyything!! Flaxseed is a great source of essential fatty acids and is loaded with vitamins and minerals. It also contains antioxidants. Wheat germ is full of folic acid and also has...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  Read more

Folic Acid Important for Health

Folate is a water soluble B vitamin (B9) that is naturally found in food. Folic acid is the synthetic form of folate found in supplements and fortified foods. Folate plays a vital role in good health. It helps make normal red blood cells and aids...  Read more

Folate Levels Influence Depression Symptoms

Previous studies have found an inverse relationship between B vitamins and homocysteine levels. Likewise, higher homocysteine levels have been linked to atherosclerosis and higher risks of fatal coronary heart disease (CHD) and strokes. CHD studies h...  Read more