Tag Folic acid

Research Finding Answers Whether Low Carbohydrate Diets In Pregnancy Increase Or Lower Risk Of Birth Defects

There is a wave of options when it comes to health and nutrition. Many of those options often target eliminating or lowering intake of carbohydrate, and while that may benefit you in some way, adhering to a low carbohydrate diet

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Researcher, Tony Cassidy Explains How Kids Benefit Psychologically When Their Pregnant Mums Take Folic Acid

A research by Professor Tony Cassidy and colleagues from Ulster University reveal how the folic acid supplement impacts on a baby if taken by pregnant mum in the first three months of pregnancy. This study was presented to the Annual

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Study Explains How Folic Acid May Not Help With Pre-eclampsia

Pre-eclampsia is a serious condition where abnormally high blood pressure and other complications develop during pregnancy. It affects about 3-5% of pregnancies and is dangerous for both mother and child. Some mums believe taking folic acid may help with pre-eclampsia

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10 Things Pregnant Mums Must Know

Pregnancy news is one of the most joyous news a couple could ever receive, and that’s particularly true for the woman. However, being pregnant is one thing, giving birth safely is another. According to medical researchers, it is unfortunate that some

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Spina Bifida: Risks And Prevention

Birth defects are a leading cause of death for infants during the first year of life. They are structural or functional abnormalities present at birth that cause physical or mental disability. In the case of Spina Bifida also called ‘Split

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10 Folate-Rich Foods You Should Eat For A Healthy Pregnancy

By Bamidele Wale-Oshinowo Folic Acid is derived from folate, a water-soluble B vitamin which needs to be included in daily diet as it cannot be stored for long in the body. Pregnant woman especially need foods rich in folate for

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