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16 hrs ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

HEALTHBEAT4: Benefits of folic acid

Chelsey Morales says her son Allen got off to a good start because she took her prenatal vitamins with folic acid.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Sioux City, IA, Sergeant Bluff, IA, Mapleton, IA

Yesterday | The Bee

Beets: Eat them again for the first time - Thursday, 31 July 2014 01:00

Some folks don't like the earthy taste. Some don't like how beet juice can stain your fingers when handling them.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Recipes, Supplement

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Superfood watercress goes beyond tea parties

Botanically related to mustard and radish, watercress is a fast-growing, aquatic or semi-aquatic perennial herb known for its zesty flavor.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Supplement

Switched

7 Superfoods You've Never Heard Of

If you were asked to name a superfood, we're betting you might say quinoa , goji berries or, if it were 2009, acai.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Vitamin C

Tue Jul 29, 2014

HON

Blood Test Might Help Prevent Certain Birth Defects

The test would measure the concentration of folate in a pregnant women's red blood cells.

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Related Topix: Supplement

Mon Jul 28, 2014

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

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