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AllAfrica.com
Surgeons to Screen Children With Hydrocephalustry to combat the growing scourge, I would request for the expecting mothers to
Surgeons to Screen Children With Hydrocephalus
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
try to combat the growing scourge, I would request for the expecting mothers to observe basic health tips like increasing folic acid whose deficiency is the main cause of this birth defect in children," he said. Apart from taking food rich in... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Not too late to help kids who are too earlynurse in the NICU. Through work by the March of Dimes, founded in 1938, a poli
Not too late to help kids who are too early
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
nurse in the NICU. Through work by the March of Dimes, founded in 1938, a polio vaccine has been created, a link between folic acid deficiency in mom and increased risk for spina bifida in baby was discovered, and artificial lung surfactant was... Read more
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E! Online
McDonald’s Is Changing the Recipe for This Iconic Menu Itemand Breaded with: Water, Enriched Flour (Bleached Wheat Flour, Niacin, Reduced
McDonald’s Is Changing the Recipe for This Iconic Menu Item
E! Online / Posted 4 days ago
and Breaded with: Water, Enriched Flour (Bleached Wheat Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamin Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Yellow Corn Flour, Bleached Wheat Flour, Food Starch-Modified, Salt, Leavening (Baking Soda, Sodium Acid... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Nutritional supplements found to boost effectiveness of anti-depressantsthe literature dating back to the 1960s. They found four nutritional supplemen
Nutritional supplements found to boost effectiveness of anti-depressants
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
the literature dating back to the 1960s. They found four nutritional supplements, omega 3 fish oils, an activated form of folic acid, methylfolate, vitamin D and a compound called SAMe (S-adenosylmethionine) all boosted the effects of... Read more
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Marie Claire
5 fitness hacks for summermix of fat, protein and fibre, peanut butter encourages slow-release energy. It
5 fitness hacks for summer
Marie Claire / Posted 4 days ago
mix of fat, protein and fibre, peanut butter encourages slow-release energy. It�s also an excellent source of niacin and folic acid. These aid the body in converting food to energy, intensifying your workout. Add a handful of raisins a few... Read more
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Daily Mirror
What are the superfoods that improve your memory?of the fatty acid DHA, which improves memory and could help prevent ­conditions
What are the superfoods that improve your memory?
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
of the fatty acid DHA, which improves memory and could help prevent ­conditions such as Alzheimer’s. It is also rich in folic acid that improves verbal memory performance, and contains lignans – linked to better brain function in women after the... Read more
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FOX News
Are your dietary supplements killing you?for preventing cancer, but in some cases, taking more than the daily recommende
Are your dietary supplements killing you?
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
for preventing cancer, but in some cases, taking more than the daily recommended allowance of certain supplements like folic acid, vitamin E and beta-carotene may actually increase your risk for the deadly disease. Researchers analyzed 20... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Cancer Causing Foods? Not So Fastclear. In an otherwise healthy adult who doesn’t have any nutritional deficienc
Cancer Causing Foods? Not So Fast
Doctors Health Press / Posted 5 days ago
clear. In an otherwise healthy adult who doesn’t have any nutritional deficiencies or reasons for targeted vitamins (like folic acid when pregnant), extra vitamins don’t seem to have much of an effect on cancer risk. This has been shown by more... Read more
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New Kerala
Antidepressants work better with nutrient supplements: newkerala.com #55005in American Journal of Psychiatry. They reported mixed results for zinc, vitam
Antidepressants work better with nutrient supplements: newkerala.com #55005
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
in American Journal of Psychiatry. They reported mixed results for zinc, vitamin C and tryptophan (an amino acid). Folic acid did not work particularly well, nor did inositol. "Medical practitioners are aware of the benefits of omega 3... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Just the Facts column: Fluoridation and Colorado Brown Stain: Nature’s way to prevent tooth decaynaturally-occurring substances that are added to our diet in tiny amounts. Cons
Just the Facts column: Fluoridation and Colorado Brown Stain: Nature’s way to prevent tooth decay
Summit Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
naturally-occurring substances that are added to our diet in tiny amounts. Consider iodine in salt, vitamin D in milk or folic acid in cereals. These compounds have helped to abate tragic conditions that used to be commonplace, such as goiter,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Nutritional supplements can enhance effectiveness of antidepressantstherapy when taken with antidepressants. They reported mixed results for zinc,
Nutritional supplements can enhance effectiveness of antidepressants
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
therapy when taken with antidepressants. They reported mixed results for zinc, vitamin C and tryptophan (an amino acid). Folic acid didn't work particularly well, nor did inositol. Related Stories "A large proportion of people who have... Read more
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The News & Observer
Triangle Walk to Cure Arthritis highlights youth who live with the diseaseand immunosuppressant sometimes used to treat cancers. She also takes a biolog
Triangle Walk to Cure Arthritis highlights youth who live with the disease
The News & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
and immunosuppressant sometimes used to treat cancers. She also takes a biologic, an anti-inflammatory medication and folic acid to help minimize side effects. Doctors hope the treatment will push the arthritis into remission, preventing... Read more
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examiner.com
Vitamin Deficiencyemotional well being. Vitamin B1 deficiencies can cause neurological and cardia
Vitamin Deficiency
examiner.com / Posted 6 days ago
emotional well being. Vitamin B1 deficiencies can cause neurological and cardiac disorders among drinkers. B2, B3, B12 and folic acid deficiency are all linked to depression and fatigue because they help control how the body uses energy. Vitamin... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Does Green Tea Have Caffeine?green tea contents are various antioxidants in the form of catechin polyphenols
Does Green Tea Have Caffeine?
Doctors Health Press / Posted 6 days ago
green tea contents are various antioxidants in the form of catechin polyphenols, theanine (flavonoid), vitamins C, B2, E, folic acid, beta carotene, saponins, fluorine, and various minerals such as potassium, calcium, and phosphorus in small... Read more
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Daily Mail
Do antidepressants work better when taken with supplements?when taken with antidepressants. They reported mixed results for zinc, vitamin
Do antidepressants work better when taken with supplements?
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
when taken with antidepressants. They reported mixed results for zinc, vitamin C and tryptophan, another amino acid, and folic acid didn't work particularly well, nor did inositol. 'A large proportion of people who have depression do not reach... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
These diet changes may reduce risk of colon cancermore fruits and vegetables and limiting processed meat can also decrease risk,
These diet changes may reduce risk of colon cancer
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
more fruits and vegetables and limiting processed meat can also decrease risk, he said. As can increasing calcium, folic acid and vitamin D. Colorectal cancer includes cancer of the colon and rectum, and is the second leading cancer killer... Read more
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Lifehacker
How to Get a Decent Night's Sleep After a Night of Drinkingso a B vitamin supplement might be a good idea. Don’t pop a ton of pills before
How to Get a Decent Night's Sleep After a Night of Drinking
Lifehacker / Posted 7 days ago
so a B vitamin supplement might be a good idea. Don’t pop a ton of pills before bed or the next morning, but thiamine, folic acid, and magnesium sulfate can help as well. In the ER, doctors will give patients with acute alcohol toxicity a... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Tongue Color: Everything You Need to Know about Tongue Healthqi are severely damaged. Here are a few things that may cause your bright red t
Tongue Color: Everything You Need to Know about Tongue Health
Doctors Health Press / Posted 7 days ago
qi are severely damaged. Here are a few things that may cause your bright red tongue: Vitamin deficiencies: Vitamin B12, folic acid, and iron deficiencies may cause a red tongue. Kawasaki syndrome: Kawasaki syndrome affects the blood vessels and... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Overly fortified foodsjust 8 milligrams per day. Women under 51 need 18 milligrams, and pregnant wome
Overly fortified foods
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 8 days ago
just 8 milligrams per day. Women under 51 need 18 milligrams, and pregnant women need 27 milligrams. And keep an eye on folic acid, a synthetic form of folate. Most healthy adults who aren’t pregnant need just 400 micrograms of folic acid or... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Science column: Colorado Brown Stain – inspiration for fluoridationnaturally occurring substances that are added to our diet in tiny amounts. Cons
Science column: Colorado Brown Stain – inspiration for fluoridation
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 9 days ago
naturally occurring substances that are added to our diet in tiny amounts. Consider iodine in salt, vitamin D in milk, or folic acid in cereals. These compounds have helped to abate tragic conditions that used to be commonplace – goiter, rickets... Read more
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Salon.com
The cereal box is lying to you — and so is every other label: Why you can’t trust that “nutrition” informationIf you’re over 50, you may need more vitamin B12 than someone who’s younger. If
The cereal box is lying to you — and so is every other label: Why you can’t trust that “nutrition” information
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
If you’re over 50, you may need more vitamin B12 than someone who’s younger. If you smoke, you may need more vitamin C and folic acid than nonsmokers. Et cetera. At the moment, there’s no way to tell precisely where on the spectrum you personally... Read more
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The Irish Times
Starting a family: “Just as the ambulance crew arrived, I had a huge urge to push”will be important, going into schools and educating about things like nutrition
Starting a family: “Just as the ambulance crew arrived, I had a huge urge to push”
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
will be important, going into schools and educating about things like nutrition, exercise, breastfeeding and taking folic acid. The Minister has ring-fenced funds to implement it and that will be the key, critical investment in staffing and... Read more
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Medical News Today
Spina Bifida: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatmentsinherited (genetic), environmental and nutritional factors. There is some evid
Spina Bifida: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatments
Medical News Today / Posted 10 days ago
inherited (genetic), environmental and nutritional factors. There is some evidence that low intake of plant proteins and folic acid play a role in spina bifida. Women who do not have enough folic acid during the pregnancy have a higher chance of... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
FDA gives OK to adding folic acid to masa to stop birth defectsRecently, the Food and Drug Administration gave the green light to adding folic
FDA gives OK to adding folic acid to masa to stop birth defects
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 12 days ago
Recently, the Food and Drug Administration gave the green light to adding folic acid to masa (flour) products. This will allow manufacturers to add up to 0.7 milligrams of folic acid per pound of masa. What is folic acid? It's a B vitamin taken by... Read more
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Daily Mail
Five-old baby has cyst looking like a 'second head' removedChakravarthy, a neurosurgeon at the hospital, said: ‘This condition is born to
Five-old baby has cyst looking like a 'second head' removed
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Chakravarthy, a neurosurgeon at the hospital, said: ‘This condition is born to those mothers who suffer a deficiency of folic acid. 'This deformity is known as occipital encephalocele, and happens when there’s a gap between two bones of the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Baby 'with two heads' survives gruelling operation to have huge cyst removed38, a neurosurgeon at Sapthagiri Hospital, said: "This condition is born to tho
Baby 'with two heads' survives gruelling operation to have huge cyst removed
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
38, a neurosurgeon at Sapthagiri Hospital, said: "This condition is born to those mothers who suffer a deficiency of folic acid. "This deformity is known as occipital encephalocele, and happens when there’s a gap between two bones of the... Read more
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New York Post
7 ‘healthy’ foods that are actually bad for youcorresponding muscle meats,” Jasmine says. “It’s a storage organ for many impor
7 ‘healthy’ foods that are actually bad for you
New York Post / Posted 12 days ago
corresponding muscle meats,” Jasmine says. “It’s a storage organ for many important nutrients — vitamins A, D and E and folic acid.” Photo: Photo by Gabi Porter; Food styling by Jamie KimmGive it up: Vitamin supplements “They’re like expensive... Read more
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Medical News Today
Having a Baby After 35: Information and Associated Risksit is especially important for older women.1,2 Prior to pregnancy, women are e
Having a Baby After 35: Information and Associated Risks
Medical News Today / Posted 12 days ago
it is especially important for older women.1,2 Prior to pregnancy, women are encouraged to start taking 400 micrograms of folic acid daily both 1 month before and throughout pregnancy. Folic acid helps prevent neural tube defects in babies such as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unilever Rewards Schools in Nutrition Promoadopted the 'Hi 5' theme to advocate for the five micro nutrients present in Bl
Unilever Rewards Schools in Nutrition Promo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
adopted the 'Hi 5' theme to advocate for the five micro nutrients present in Blueband; vitamin A, D, B6, Niacin and Folic Acid. These micro nutrients when taken with the recommended five daily meals, will impart five attributes to a child... Read more
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examiner.com
Add healthy safe fruits to a dog’s dietpear provides a whole range of health benefits: vitamins A, C, B1, B2 and E in
Add healthy safe fruits to a dog’s diet
examiner.com / Posted 14 days ago
pear provides a whole range of health benefits: vitamins A, C, B1, B2 and E in addition to fiber, potassium, pectin and folic acid. Ripened pears are slightly softer and sweeter than apples, and can be more appealing to a dog, but seeds need to... Read more
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News 8000
On Your Side - Overly Fortified Foodmuch increases the risk of diabetes and heart problems and can cause other ser
On Your Side - Overly Fortified Food
News 8000 / Posted 14 days ago
much increases the risk of diabetes and heart problems and can cause other serious health issues. And keep an eye on folic acid, a synthetic form of folate. Most healthy adults who aren't pregnant need just 400 micrograms of folic acid or... Read more
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Fortune
Why Hillary Clinton Carries Hot Sauce With Heris right. Chilies are absolutely crammed with nutrients, including, as I write
Why Hillary Clinton Carries Hot Sauce With Her
Fortune / Posted 14 days ago
is right. Chilies are absolutely crammed with nutrients, including, as I write in my upcoming book Hot Sauce Nation, folic acid, and Vitamins A, E and about six-times as much Vitamin C as an orange, all of which science indicates contribute... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Free from flaresas hair is made up mainly of protein. Consuming food rich in vitamins B6, B12,
Free from flares
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
as hair is made up mainly of protein. Consuming food rich in vitamins B6, B12, B7, Omega-3, biotin, magnesium, zinc and folic acid, like meat and poultry, dairy and milk, soy, and whole grain products is important for optimum hair health. On the... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Dr. Kevin Most: Big Mac Burn Offa little bit about what is new with food and your health. The FDA announced la
Dr. Kevin Most: Big Mac Burn Off
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 14 days ago
a little bit about what is new with food and your health. The FDA announced last week that it is approving the addition of folic acid to Masa flour. This may not seem like anything that is note worthy but in reality it is. The need for folic acid... Read more
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Sun Star
Sustaining the yield amid droughtVitamin C and almost 25 percent of the RDA of Vitamin A, as well as a host of o
Sustaining the yield amid drought
Sun Star / Posted 15 days ago
Vitamin C and almost 25 percent of the RDA of Vitamin A, as well as a host of other vitamins and nutrients, including iron, folic acid, potassium, calcium, bone-enhancing Vitamin K and even lycopene, the photosensitive chemical that gives tomatoes,... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Coming Soon To A Tortilla Near You: A Vitamin To Prevent Birth Defectsas of today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is now allowing manufacturer
Coming Soon To A Tortilla Near You: A Vitamin To Prevent Birth Defects
KPBS San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
as of today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is now allowing manufacturers to fortify their corn masa foods with folic acid. That's a synthetic form of folate, a B vitamin that helps prevent severe defects of the brain and spinal cord... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Coming Soon To A Tortilla Near You: A Vitamin To Prevent Birth Defectsas of today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is now allowing manufacturer
Coming Soon To A Tortilla Near You: A Vitamin To Prevent Birth Defects
KERA North Texas / Posted 17 days ago
as of today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is now allowing manufacturers to fortify their corn masa foods with folic acid. That's a synthetic form of folate, a B vitamin that helps prevent severe defects of the brain and spinal cord... Read more
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KOAT7abc Albuquerque
This change may be coming to a tamale near youFOLIC ACID TO CORN MASA FLOUR YOU CAN GUESS WHAT THIS SAY. >> WE START WITH THE
This change may be coming to a tamale near you
KOAT7abc Albuquerque / Posted 17 days ago
FOLIC ACID TO CORN MASA FLOUR YOU CAN GUESS WHAT THIS SAY. >> WE START WITH THE CORN. WE COOK IT. WE COOL IT DOWN. AND THEN WE GET IT READY TO BE GROUND. REPORTER: CORN MASA FLOUR A STAPLE OF THE TAMALE AND SOMETHING THAT'S BEEN MADE FROM SCRATCH... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Folic Acid Fortification of Corn Masa Flour Gets FDA Approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Thursday approved folic acid fortificat
Folic Acid Fortification of Corn Masa Flour Gets FDA Approval
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 17 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Thursday approved folic acid fortification of corn masa flour. Washington DC - infoZine - The approval allows manufacturers to voluntarily add up to... Read more
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News 10 WILX
CONSUMER REPORTS: Overly Fortified Foodjust 8 milligrams per day. Women under 51 need 18 milligrams, and pregnant wome
CONSUMER REPORTS: Overly Fortified Food
News 10 WILX / Posted 18 days ago
just 8 milligrams per day. Women under 51 need 18 milligrams, and pregnant women need 27 milligrams. And keep an eye on folic acid, a synthetic form of folate. Most healthy adults who aren’t pregnant need just 400 micrograms of folic acid or... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
FDA Approves Adding Folic Acid to Masa Flour to Stop Birth DefectsIt's all right to add folic acid to masa products, the flour used to make corn
FDA Approves Adding Folic Acid to Masa Flour to Stop Birth Defects
KWWL Iowa / Posted 18 days ago
It's all right to add folic acid to masa products, the flour used to make corn tortilla, tamales, pupusas and other Latin American food staples, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday. Advocacy groups, including the March of Dimes, have been... Read more
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The Hill
New regs for Friday: Folic acid and European fruitedition of the Federal Register contains a new rule from the Food and Drug Admi
New regs for Friday: Folic acid and European fruit
The Hill / Posted 18 days ago
edition of the Federal Register contains a new rule from the Food and Drug Administration that allows food producers to add folic acid to the flour used to make tortillas and taco shells, and more time for the public to comment on the Animal and... Read more
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NBC News
FDA OKs Adding Folic Acid to Masa Flour to Stop Birth DefectsIt's all right to add folic acid to masa products, the flour used to make corn
FDA OKs Adding Folic Acid to Masa Flour to Stop Birth Defects
NBC News / Posted 18 days ago
It's all right to add folic acid to masa products, the flour used to make corn tortilla, tamales, pupusas and other Latin American food staples, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday. Advocacy groups, including the March of Dimes, have been... Read more
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The Seattle Times
FDA to allow folic acid in corn masa to stop birth defectsIn a move critics said was long overdue, federal regulators agreed Thursday to
FDA to allow folic acid in corn masa to stop birth defects
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 days ago
In a move critics said was long overdue, federal regulators agreed Thursday to allow folic acid to be added to corn-masa flour, possibly preventing devastating birth defects such as those affecting families in Central Washington. The Food and Drug... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Exploring the health benefits of eggs3 fatty acids (anti-inflammatory) • Full of vitamins: A, E, D, K, B6 and B12 (
Exploring the health benefits of eggs
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 19 days ago
3 fatty acids (anti-inflammatory) • Full of vitamins: A, E, D, K, B6 and B12 (great source of energy) • Great source of folic acid (nourish your hair and nails) • Complete Protein • Contains minerals like copper manganese and selenium (boosts... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Exploring the health benefits of eggs3 fatty acids (anti-inflammatory) • Full of vitamins: A, E, D, K, B6 and B12 (
Exploring the health benefits of eggs
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 19 days ago
3 fatty acids (anti-inflammatory) • Full of vitamins: A, E, D, K, B6 and B12 (great source of energy) • Great source of folic acid (nourish your hair and nails) • Complete Protein • Contains minerals like copper manganese and selenium (boosts... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Kiwifruit the answer to beating mid-afternoon energy slumpdensity models. They contain twice as much vitamin C as oranges, and are especi
Kiwifruit the answer to beating mid-afternoon energy slump
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
density models. They contain twice as much vitamin C as oranges, and are especially high in potassium, vitamin E and folic acid compared to other fruit. 2) Kiwifruit are a good source of the carotenoid lutein, which is also bio-available,... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Doctor’s Tip: Concern about supplementsincrease heart attack danger, per the book “Beat the Heart Attack Gene.” Folate
Doctor’s Tip: Concern about supplements
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 21 days ago
increase heart attack danger, per the book “Beat the Heart Attack Gene.” Folate in vegetables helps prevent cancer, while folic acid pills increase cancer risk. 4Due to lack of oversight, false claims are often made by supplement manufacturers.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
83 Percent of Children Anaemicmainly consist of plant based staple foods which lack the necessary energy and
83 Percent of Children Anaemic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
mainly consist of plant based staple foods which lack the necessary energy and micronutrients such as iron, Vitamin A, Folic Acid, Iodine, calcium, B-vitamins and zinc," Dr Asiimwe explained. She added that anaemia and micronutrient... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Marijuana use in pregnancy tied to health problems for babies and mothersCara Christ, director of Arizona’s Department of Health Services in Phoenix. “
Marijuana use in pregnancy tied to health problems for babies and mothers
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
Cara Christ, director of Arizona’s Department of Health Services in Phoenix. “This may include taking vitamins including folic acid, making changes to your diet, and not using tobacco, alcohol, or drugs,” Christ told Reuters Health by email.... Read more
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