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What Is Folic Acid In Food 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

Hello I am new to Sparkpeople
Updated 1/25/2015 10:01:39 PM

Hi everyone I am new my name is Lyn and I am a single mom of 1 daughter 12 years old. I have come to a point in my life that losing weight has cost more money that I do not have and still no results. Please can we discuss when you can any options you...  Read more

I am new just started 3 weeks ago started working
Updated 1/25/2015 6:31:51 PM

I am new just started 3 weeks ago started working out and I have not lost any weight in a week and a half I am feeling discouraged I hate the feeling of nothing changing and working so hard !! Trying to loose another 73 Pounds why is this happening...  Read more

Went out to eat and temptation did not win!! I am
Updated 1/25/2015 7:36:00 PM

Went out to eat and temptation did not win!! I am so happy right now....  Read more

I am a new member trying to lose weight to look gr
Updated 1/27/2015 1:33:26 PM

I am a new member trying to lose weight to look great for the summer! My goal is to lose 25 pounds by the beginning of the summer! If you have tips please let me know!...  Read more

I am throwing these tech suggestions out into the
Updated 1/25/2015 11:16:48 PM

I am throwing these tech suggestions out into the universe. While the new app is great there are still some elements that would make the site even more mobile friendly. Being able to add mobile photos to status and blogs. Tracking food via photos. ...  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