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What Is Folic Acid In 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

Am so discouraged. 1400 calories. 8000 steps and
Updated 9/25/2016 3:01:35 PM

Am so discouraged. 1400 calories. 8000 steps and exercise and gained 1 pound. I journal. Keep track of calories exercise drink all my water and can't lose. I have actually upped my calories a bit at doctor suggestion to offset starvation mode. Not...  Read more

I have just been diagnosed as prediabetic. I am tr
Updated 9/25/2016 1:25:07 PM

I have just been diagnosed as prediabetic. I am trying to eat the proper balance of carbs, protein, and fat. Anybody have the same situation and any recipes?...  Read more

I am going to be sore tonight. Two b2b classes yo
Updated 9/25/2016 12:13:55 PM

I am going to be sore tonight. Two b2b classes yoga;Pilates. Then meditation. A relaxing but busy Sunday. #stretching...  Read more

I am so surprised my legs are not sore after yeste
Updated 9/25/2016 11:46:36 AM

I am so surprised my legs are not sore after yesterday's 11 mile walk. My best friend said the same thing so we are planning on doing it again next weekend! And maybe even push ourselves a few more miles!...  Read more

Hi!! I am new to this site - so far I am liking th
Updated 9/25/2016 11:43:21 AM

Hi!! I am new to this site - so far I am liking this app for food/calorie tracking better that the MyFitness app! I started with a weight of 200 lbs two weeks ago. I am down to 195 and just started the Biggest Loser competition at the local gym!...  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