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How to strengthen memory and calm your nerves during exam time: 5 facts
Exams are on and it is not just children who are under stress. At a time like this, what you eat can make a huge difference on how children and parents deal with the stress.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Women may lack knowledge about getting pregnant, study indicates
What's the best time to conceive? Many women might not know the answer. Only 50 percent of women discuss their reproductive health with medical providers, according to a recent study by the Yale School of Medicine.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Scotland 'has power to put folic acid in flour'
SCOTLAND could "go it alone" and legislate to put folic acid in flour to reduce birth defects even if the rest of the UK decided against the move, experts have said.
Alzheimer's a leading cause of death?
A third of the brain's volume is composed of blood vessels. Maintaining a healthy blood flow to those blood vessels is critical to keeping the brain young.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Women may lack knowledge about getting pregnant
Only 50 percent of women discuss their reproductive health with medical providers, according to a recent study by the Yale School of Medicine.
The Island Packet
Professional Opinion: Should we stop taking our daily vitamin?
This week, Dr. Michael Gilbreath with Hilton Head Gastroenterology talks vitamin supplements and if they're actually doing us any good.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The Daily Record
Mum-of-three raises more than A 8k for spina bifida charity who...
THE charity revealed the shocking fact that some Scots can't even afford to heat up the free food given to them at food banks.
Having a healthy pregnancy
The goal of a pregnant woman is to deliver a healthy baby, and simple steps prior to delivery can go a long way toward achieving that happy outcome.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Journal of Experimental Botany
Present and future of folate biofortification of crop plants
Improving nutritional health is one of the major socio-economic challenges of the 21st century, especially with the continuously growing and ageing world population.
American Academy of Family Physicians
AAFP, USPSTF Make Recommendations on Multivitamin Use to Prevent Cancer, CVD
The AAFP also agrees with the USPSTF that evidence currently is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of using multivitamins or single- or paired-nutrient supplements for the prevention of these conditions.
Los Altos Town Crier
Enjoy a fresh Indian take on guacamole
Freshly made guacamole easily finds a place in Indian cuisine, swapping tortilla chips for crispy pappadums.
Truth about egg yolks
Breakfast just wouldn't be the same without the incredible edible egg. But over the years, the egg yolk has gotten a bad rap.
Holistic nutrition key to inner beauty in women
By Deepali Shukla, Kolkata, Feb 26 : The modern day has consistently faced an increasing tide of work and personal lifestyle related stress, disorders and resultantly inadequate or even improper nutrition.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Vitamin E does not help prevent heart disease, beta-carotene could...
In yet another blow to the US$28 billion vitamin industry, a US task force urged against taking Vitamin E and beta-carotene to ward off heart disease or cancer.
Vitamin Supplements Come Up Short Once Again
Once again the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has concluded that there is no good evidence to support the routine use of multivitamins or most individual or combination vitamins by healthy adults to prevent cardiovascular disease or cancer.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Birth defect in Benton, Franklin, Yakima counties still under investigation
Health officials continue to look into several cases of the rare birth defect anencephaly in Benton, Franklin and Yakima counties.
Testing drugs on animals
You've seen the headlines. Of the 80,000 or so synthetic chemicals in the market place only a few thousand have been adequately tested.
Medical News Today
What are the health benefits of tomatoes?
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Making the most of a microwave
You may have heard the saying, "Microwaves can do more than pop popcorn." The truth is I never actually use my microwave to pop popcorn -- I use my air popper.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Plan for a healthy pregnancy
Individuals planning on having a baby soon or who are pregnant should stop bad habits like smoking, binge drinking, excessive stress, distracted driving and emotional eating.