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Folic Acid What Is It 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

Any healthy breakfast ideas? I am getting tired of
Updated 6/27/2015 8:43:53 AM

Any healthy breakfast ideas? I am getting tired of eating the same thing over and over again....  Read more

I've managed to lose 100 pounds, and am no longer
Updated 6/26/2015 10:38:50 AM

I've managed to lose 100 pounds, and am no longer a member of the 300 Club. Today was a bust, though. I've consumed 3,000 calories. I've been sick, and haven't exercised the last couple of days. Back at it tomorrow. Hang in there, everyone....  Read more

I am away for three days and my tracker battery ju
Updated 6/28/2015 5:51:10 PM

I am away for three days and my tracker battery just showed red ! I doubt I will get a chance to find a new battery. Any idea how long I can use it before it totally dies on me ?...  Read more

I'm hopeful that this time I am doing it right. S
Updated 6/29/2015 1:51:48 PM

I'm hopeful that this time I am doing it right. Started visiting with a nutritionist 6 weeks ago. I've lost 8 lbs and it feels good so far. I am afraid to fall off track likes I've done so many other times. Need more accountability in my life. S...  Read more

I am a month into my journey, but I still get extr
Updated 6/25/2015 4:38:24 PM

I am a month into my journey, but I still get extremely worn out and just want to lay in bed. I am a full-time college student (taking a full summer load of classes) and I work 28-30 hours a week....  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

Folic Acid and Omega 3's and Vitamin C for Depression

Another vitamin to fight depression. The RDA for folic acid is 400 mcg a day. Take to your doctor if you are depressed about this vitamin and others. Depressed people tend to have low levels of omega-3 fatty acids, add omega 3's to your diet to feel...  Read more

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  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

SO I EAT ALMOST 26 GRAMS OF FOLIC ACID AND YET

SO I EAT ALMOST 26 GRAMS OF FOLIC ACID AND YET I GET NOTHING FROM MY FOLIC ACID NUTRITION COUNTER FOR THE ENTRY.. THIS MEANS I AM OVER EATING TO COMPENSATE FOR THE FOLIC ACID TO RISE AND ITS NOT EVEN ENTERED CORRECTLY.....  Read more

Folic Acid

I have a question for anyone who can answer: I fall short on Folic Acid almost daily. I have gotten some ideas from Spark but I did wonder if I could get a supplement of Folic Acid. Just in case I cannot get my required Folic Acid. Any ideas...  Read more