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Food With Folic Acid 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

favorite food finds?
Updated 7/27/2015 4:52:25 PM

Hey Sparkpeople, What fabulous food and drink finds have you come across in the grocery aisle lately? Here are some of mine: -Trader Joe's Inner Peas and Inner Bean (crispy rice and pea/bean snacks - super alternative to chips) -Chobani O...  Read more

Feeling annoyed. I have tracked EVERY bite of food
Updated 7/27/2015 2:13:00 PM

Feeling annoyed. I have tracked EVERY bite of food, exercised daily, and only lost 1.2 lbs. Slow and steady wins the race, but it is annoying....  Read more

Healthy Foods No-refrigeration
Updated 7/27/2015 2:06:02 AM

I am taking our church's youth to camp this week. Will not have access to a refrigerator. I don't want to get off track and all the food that is served is processed and high fat and calorie foods. What are some good meals that I can take that don't...  Read more

question: I added a food, that wasn't on here, bu
Updated 7/26/2015 11:51:14 AM

question: I added a food, that wasn't on here, but added it incorrectly. how do I delete it and redo it?...  Read more

Tracking food seems to be such a task to me. So mu
Updated 7/26/2015 6:56:30 AM

Tracking food seems to be such a task to me. So much so that it quickly give up on it. How does everyone stick to it?...  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