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Folic Acid Foods Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Folic Acid Foods.

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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

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

Motivated to Move

Nothing motivates like numbers. You see a set of golf clubs you’ve had your eye on for only $359, so you’re motivated to buy. You read that 2,500 babies a year are born with brain and spinal cord defects, so you’re motivat...  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

I prefer healthy food to processed junk. I'm not d
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I prefer healthy food to processed junk. I'm not disagreeing on that point. The point I'm making is that while I'll try pretty much anything once, I won't eat something I dislike a second time......  Read more

Module for food tracking is very slow
Updated 5/27/2015 2:39:33 PM

I usually update my food tracker at lunchtime (EST) which I'm sure is a high use time but the last two weeks, it has been painfully slow while looking up items, selecting them and changing quantities. It was fine before - has something changed recent...  Read more

Eating processed, prepackaged foods doesn't teach
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Eating processed, prepackaged foods doesn't teach you how to build a healthy meal on your own. I think it's better to get ideas for recipes and then measure your own portions....  Read more

Anyone else have a Food Zombie?
Updated 5/27/2015 2:30:36 PM

I need to lose over 150 pounds. I figure that's the size of another person I'm dragging around with me. She's just weighing me down, holding me back from what I want to do. Sometimes she wants stuff that isn't good for me... like donuts or fast food....  Read more

get more skewed. And food companies often subtract
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get more skewed. And food companies often subtract the insoluble fiber so it skews the numbers even more. - Errors from entries made by members could also be adding to the confusion. But we have no control of this. I did have a few questions abou...  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

Can Food Cause Depression?

Lack of folic acid can be the major cause of depression, but junk food & processed foods are also the culprit. Heavily processed foods are laden with sodium & always lead to depression. To avoid depression eat spinach, asparagus, avocados, sweet pota...  Read more

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  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