Tag Archives: Folic acid

Pre and Post Pregnancy Nutrition

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communication Intern Before and after having kids can be overwhelming on what to eat to keep you and your child healthy. Here at Fill Your Plate, we have done some research to find the best options … Continue reading

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Expecting? Take Your Folic Acid Supplement

By Cameron Saylor a Recent ASU Nutrition Student Folic acid is an essential B vitamin for DNA production as well as the production and maintenance of new cells. This nutrient is specifically crucial in pregnancy and periods of rapid growth. … Continue reading

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History of Folate and It’s Importance During Pregnancy

By Cameron Saylor, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Throughout history, the discovery and use of vitamins in the human diet has been an uphill battle. Folate is one of many co-enzymatic B vitamins needed for DNA and RNA synthesis as well … Continue reading

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Using Food to Fight Stress

Research has shown that there is a complex link between our central nervous system and our gut which may eventually help to explain why so many of us are prone to unhealthy eating decisions when our stress starts to boil … Continue reading

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My Top 10 List of Summer Veggies

It’s summertime. Well, almost. So below are my top 10 Arizona vegetables for summer. I’m going to make sure I either purchase at a local farmer’s market or grocery store. And, they’ll be in-season so they’ll be more reasonable in price.

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