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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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The Importance of Vitamins in the Early Stages of Life

By Jessica Bombace, Recent ASU Nutrition Student   There has been controversy about vitamins since as long as I can remember. As a child, I remember my mother having myself, along with my three siblings, take vitamins. I always just … 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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Obesity and Pregnancy

By Alise Robers, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  Most healthy woman expect their pregnancies will proceed normally and they will go home with a happy and healthy baby. However, this is not the case for all women due to … Continue reading

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Pregnancy and Nutrition

By Eric LeClair, Recent Arizona State University Student  We have all heard the infamous line our parents told us when were kids: “drink that milk so you can grow strong bones”. We just didn’t know how true that statement was. … Continue reading

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