Folic Acid

Cutting through the jargon (and hysterical headlines) to make sense of what new findings really mean for moms and dads.
It all largely depends on your own personal risks for breast cancer and comfort level. Alcohol's effect on breast cancer risk does exist, although more studies are needed to fully define just how much.
"The reason the whole line of research began in the first place was that we observed that people who eat more fruits and
By all means, doctors and public health advocates should continue to make sure that women of childbearing age take their folic acid. But I'm not interested in using my beautiful child to scare folks into doing it.
Long may you run. Instead of having me play 20 questions, the good doctor pointed out that there were three things that helped
"Folic acid supplementation does not substantially increase or decrease incident of site-specific cancer during the first
I have Spina Bifida Myelomeningocele. I can personally say that life with it is not as bad as people assume. I have accomplished all my goals thus far. My goal in life now is to help change the public's perception of people with this disability.
"Fortification of cereal grains with folic acid in 1998 is a public health success story. Adding this B vitamin to corn masa
This line came again to me as I read commentary on a recent Canadian study that showed that thanks to fortified foods easily accessible in Canada, almost no one there is deficient in folic acid. In fact forty percent have levels of the B vitamin in their blood that may be too high.
To this day, Pop-Tarts account for 80% of the "toaster-pastry" segment. Great, right? I beg to differ. Pop-Tarts are an unfortunate tradition that needs to be stopped. Immediately.