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Folic Acid In What Foods Resources

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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

Tough weekend with food choices but I made it. I d
Updated 8/28/2016 5:11:51 PM

Tough weekend with food choices but I made it. I did share a cupcake with my honey so basically I took 2 bites and gave the rest to him and said "please eat this for me so I don't" he was a trooper. I hope ya all had a very nice weekend....  Read more

I can't seem to get myself to move. Tracking food
Updated 8/28/2016 5:01:13 PM

I can't seem to get myself to move. Tracking food his pretty habitual, but reading that people need 30 minutes a day if vigorous exercise daily for it to "count" makes me feel I can never go enough to make a significant difference. Ideas?...  Read more

Good afternoon does anyone prep out their food for
Updated 8/28/2016 3:05:13 PM

Good afternoon does anyone prep out their food for the week . I do every sunday. What are some of the meals do u make...  Read more

Birthday food . I've eaten horribly since my birth
Updated 8/28/2016 2:12:38 PM

Birthday food . I've eaten horribly since my birthday on Monday. And I mean eating whatever I want, NOT logging food not caring. This is not good. This morning around 3 am, I ate a hungryman dinner. Ugh. I'm so tired of food ruling my life....  Read more

Biological Class of Food Elimination Rotation
Updated 8/29/2016 3:56:59 AM

iological Classification of Foods as a source of what and why for eating. Major Allergies is reason. Previous allergies in the late 80s that caused complex issues so this is not the first Elimination Diet I have been on for medical reasons. But di...  Read more

Benefits of Fruit

Why is it important to eat fruit? Eating fruit provides health benefits people who eat more fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases. Fruits provide nutrients vital for heal...  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


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