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9 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Moms-to-be: Take charge for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby

During pregnancy, a developing fetus is tuned in to Mom, reacting to her voice, tasting the food she ate for dinner, feeling her sway as she walks around the block.

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Related Topix: Supplement, UC San Francisco

Sun Jul 27, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Grass-fed organ meat described by some as a micronutrient powerhouse for maximum nutrition

Fruits and vegetables often take the spotlight when it comes to nutrition and health, with meat products typically being relegated to the unhealthy category.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food, Vegetables, Fruits, Health, Acupuncture, Supplement

Fox News

Should you skip prenatal vitamins with folic acid?

If you're planning a pregnancy or you're already pregnant, chances are your doctor told you to take a prenatal vitamin with folic acid to prevent neural tube defects like spina bifida and anencephaly.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Scottsdale, AZ, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Genetics

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Spina bifida no match for Central Texas powerlifter

Under the shade of a barn in Elgin, the sounds of summer are broken up by the clanking of iron.

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Related Topix: Texas, Denmark, Supplement

Food Technology

Folates not folic acid for flour fortification, urge researchers

"the study showed was that the gut lining doesn't metabolise folic acid to 5-MTHF anywhere near as efficiently as it metabolises natural folates..." New findings that the body is less efficient at metabolising folic acid than natural folates could inform policy-making decisions as the UK government considers mandatory fortification of flour with ... (more)

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PhysOrg Weblog

Possible risk of folic acid overexposure

A new study has shown that synthetic folic acid, the form taken in folic acid supplements we can buy over the counter, is not processed by the body in the same way as natural folates, the form found in green vegetables.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread

Thu Jul 24, 2014

MacMegasite

MommyMeds App: The Latest Diaper Bag Essential

Breastfeeding and expectant women have a new, cost-effective resource to research use of over-the-counter and prescription medications thanks to MommyMeds .

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Related Topix: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Medicine, Pharmacology, Supplement

Wed Jul 23, 2014

jdsupra.com

IPR Update -- The First Pharma IPR Decisions

Late last month, while many of us were getting ready to attend the BIO International Convention in San Diego, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board issued four related inter partes review opinions, marking what many have called the first set of opinions related to the Pharmaceutical industry.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Merck & Co., Bain & Company, Supplement

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Fox News

A new and yummy supplement to prenatal vitamins

When you're pregnant or trying to conceive, prenatal vitamins can be your best friend - and sometimes your worst enemy.

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Related Topix: Supplement

Journal

B' good to your heart

There's more to lowering your risk of heart disease than just watching the fat in your diet.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Vitamin B6, Supplement, Life, Food, Vegetables

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Capital-Journal

At Home Living: Tomato lovers rejoice - fresh, ripe fruit is in prime season

For a tomato fan, like me, this is the best time of year. Farm stands, farmers' markets, and backyard gardens are teeming with these ripe, red globes of deliciousness.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Supplement, Tomato, Vegetables, US News, US Supreme Court, Recipes

Wed Jul 16, 2014

HON

Vitamin B No Help for Alzheimer's: Review

People with Alzheimer's have high blood levels of a compound called homocysteine, and people with elevated levels of the compound have been shown to be at higher risk for Alzheimer's.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Supplement, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Health News Digest

Avoiding Gluten? You May be Missing Out on Important Nutrients.

A few years ago, it's fair to say that few people had even heard of gluten. Now, it is estimated that one in 100 people have celiac disease or gluten intolerance, an auto-immune condition characterized by inflammation in their digestive system.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Celiac Disease, Health, Supplement, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread

Tue Jul 15, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Taking B vitamins won't prevent Alzheimer's disease

Taking B vitamins doesn't slow mental decline as we age, nor is it likely to prevent Alzheimer's disease, conclude Oxford University researchers who have assembled all the best clinical trial data involving 22,000 people to offer a final answer on this debate.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Supplement, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Natural Holistic Health

Nutritional Advice for Depression

Depression is the most prevalent of all the emotional disorders. Symptoms may vary from feelings of minor sadness to sheer misery and dejection.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Life, Food, Dieting, Vegetables, Supplement, Fish Oil, Vitamin B6

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Examiner.com

Foods that improve male sexual health & performance

Certain foods have the ability to improve both a man's sexual health and his performance.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Arginine

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Dietitians Dish: Berries make nutrient-packed snack

It's no secret that fruits are packed with healthy benefits. While it's a good idea to mix up your fruit intake to get the variety of nutrients each different one contains, berries are one of my personal favorites - not only for health reasons but also because of their great taste.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Supplement

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Genesee Country Express

Spirulina: The Incredible Superfood You've Never Heard Of

Sounds a little weird, a superfood from a pond, right? Fact is, spirulina is a natural, blue-green algae found in warm, fresh water.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Spirulina, Protein, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Medicine, Cholesterol, Health

Examiner.com

Folic acid reduces risk of miscarriage and stillbirth

Approximately one third of pregnancies are lost after the embryo implants in the uterus, often before a pregnancy is diagnosed; thus, pregnancy loss the most frequent adverse pregnancy outcome Folic acid is a vitamin essential vitamin for all humans.

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Daily Monitor

Pregnancy notes: Are you eating the right foods?

What foods should you eat when you are pregnant? Should you drink alcohol, in what quantity? These are some of the questions that expectant mothers are always grappling with.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food, Supplement

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