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5 Impressive Benefits of Methylfolate

There are many different forms of folate floating around. Between folate, folic acid, and methylfolate, it’s easy to get confused. And while many people think they’re all the same, not all forms of folate are created equal. Some forms are more easily absorbed while others can actually be harmful in excess! This article will break down what folate is, why it’s important, the different forms of folate, and dig into the benefits of methylfolate in particular. What is Folate? Folate,...
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Birth Defects in Children of Mothers With Diabetes

  HIGHER RISK IN BIRTH DEFECTS OF CHILDREN BORN FROM MOTHERS WITH DIABETES. WHAT YOU CAN DO TO REDUCE THAT RISK? In an article published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, researchers found that diabetic women who were not taking folic acid supplements at the time of their conception may double the risk of having a child born with birth defects. The researchers who were from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that, “Clinicians should encourage...
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