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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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Folate vs Folic Acid: How They Affect Women with MTHFR

By Emily Carver, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Folate is best known for its role in reducing the risk of a baby in utero from getting Spina Bifida. Spina Bifida comes in many different forms; however, it is due to neural … Continue reading

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Nutrition Series: Pregnancy

By Mariely Lopez, A Nutrition Communication Undergraduate at Arizona State University  Part two of a four-part series.  Part One: Preconception  During pregnancy women’s bodies change and with this change it is important to know that what we put into our bodies … Continue reading

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