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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

i am babysitting today and can't really do my card
Updated 2/27/2015 2:22:39 PM

i am babysitting today and can't really do my cardio like I should, but I can go up and down the stairs as many times as I can while he takes a nap! No excuses!...  Read more

I am new to spark people. Very discouraged because
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I am new to spark people. Very discouraged because I have failed many many times. I need to lose exactly 100 pounds....  Read more

hello everyone, I am a 20 year old female. I have
Updated 2/27/2015 11:14:29 AM

hello everyone, I am a 20 year old female. I have social anxiety really bad, so going to the gym really freaks me out considering when you have anxiety as bad as I do, you are really paranoid that everyone's staring at you // whispering at you. I wei...  Read more

Hi,i had a bad day,i am scared that if i dont get
Updated 2/27/2015 6:59:29 AM

Hi,i had a bad day,i am scared that if i dont get healthy and lose weight i wont be around to see my six year old son grow up!!!...  Read more

Why am I not losing weight? I cut out soda, watch
Updated 2/26/2015 10:36:59 PM

Why am I not losing weight? I cut out soda, watch my food intake, & exercise & have only lost 6 pounds since January 1st! I have lost inches but I'm ready to see it on the scale!!...  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