What you need to know: Folic acid, a B vitamin, helps prevent birth defects of the brain and spinal cord when taken before the end of early pregnancy. It is available in most multivitamins, as a ...
Upside: Detailed explanation on different sources of folic acid
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help you select foods that provide adequate daily amounts of vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber.
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Why do I need folic acid? How much do I need? Should I take a supplement? What are the best food sources? What are signs of a deficiency? Why do I need folic acid? Folic acid (also known as vitamin ...
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If you are planning to have a baby or if you think you will ever have a baby or if someone close to you is planning to have a baby there is important news for you. Folic acid may help prevent certain ...
Upside: Everything you need to know about folic acid and pregnancy
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Professional review including information on the functions, food sources, deficiency diseases, drug interactions, and recommened daily intakes of folic acid.
Upside: Very detailed information on folic acid including mention of pregnancy and how to include in your diet
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The prevention of birth defects is another goal of the Arkansas Center. Providing information of the latest findings plays an important role in preventing and reducing birth defects in Arkansas and ...
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Why should women take folic acid? How can women get folic acid? How much folic acid should you take? What is folic acid?
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acid Health starts with the individual cells of our body. If our cells are healthy so are we. Healthy cells, in turn, depend on the continued, faultless replication of our DNA. DNA can be seriously ...
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Folic Acid is An Important Vitamin Folic acid is a vitamin found in many foods. It's especially important for women who could become pregnant because folic acid can help prevent birth defects.
Upside: Detailed information on the benefits of folic acid and how to get into your diet during pregnancy
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Now that you're pregnant, taking care of yourself has never been more important. Of course, you'll probably get advice from everyone - your doctor, family members, friends, co-workers, and even ...
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