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What Is Folic Acid For 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

Keto day4. Pretty sure I had a little keto flu last night but I am finding this eating style very ea
Updated 7/26/2016 12:59:37 PM

Keto day4. Pretty sure I had a little keto flu last night but I am finding this eating style very easy to stick to. Down 6 lbs, I know that's water. I started the keto eating adventure after to weeks in Turkey eating everything! #lowcarb...  Read more

Why am I finding more things that I dislike about
Updated 7/26/2016 12:04:33 PM

Why am I finding more things that I dislike about weightloss then things I do like? I have this extra skin in my thighs and under my bum and I hate it!...  Read more

I've started bodywisdom yoga for beginners and beyond. Has 3 DVDs. Yoga for stress relief, am/pm yog
Updated 7/26/2016 11:53:02 AM

I've started bodywisdom yoga for beginners and beyond. Has 3 DVDs. Yoga for stress relief, am/pm yoga, and for flexibility. Comes in handy for my back pain. #yoga #firstpost #relaxation...  Read more

After a 5 day hiatus, I am back on the wagon and r
Updated 7/26/2016 11:23:50 AM

After a 5 day hiatus, I am back on the wagon and ready to do this. My first small goal is 8 lbs lost by August 26th. Hubby and I are going to a music festival in Dana Point, CA. Music, ocean, adult time. Yeah. That's #motivation....  Read more

I am starting P90X tmrw to regain my body after al
Updated 7/26/2016 11:02:45 AM

I am starting P90X tmrw to regain my body after almost a year of "letting go" for a huge exam. The stress has really done a number on me. Trying to eat healthy again but lost a lot of confidence :(...  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

Precautions: Excessive Folic Acid Intake

After reading Tanya Jolilliffe's Folic Acid Important for Health, I researched one of her sources that lead me to another source and I decided to comment her blog with my own blog. I have past the childbearing age where the vitamin can really be ef...  Read more