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Dear Pharmacist: I have your "Diabetes Without Drugs" book and it has helped me, but I'm still on two of the original five medications for this condition. Which nutrients should I take with my medicine? — B.B., Micanopy, Fla. Dear B.B.: For my new...
The list of reasons to eat veggies is a long one: Vegetables play an important role in weight management. They are naturally low in calories and cholesterol, are fat-free and packed with health-enhancing phytonutrients. - Veggies help protect...
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HealthFor years, companies have been trying to extract the health-promoting properties of various foods, package them in pills, and then make a buck. Voila, one magical wonder nutrient after another has hit the shelves of your local health food store, grocery...
HealthIt's easy to be tempted into taking a bunch of nutritional supplements just in case. But do you need them? And more important, is it safe?...
Booster ShotsWe're not trying to pick on folic acid, honest. As food additives go, the synthetic version of vitamin B9, aka folate, is one of the more noble ones, widely credited -- heralded even -- for reducing the rate of neural......
Parsley, that little green garnish on every plate, is an often overlooked super food. Teaming with enormous benefits, here are just 5 reasons to use this leafy green as more than culinary décor. UNIQUE FLAVONOIDS: Parsley contains the powerful...
Clark County Extension ServiceMay is the month to celebrate strawberries! Although we can get fresh strawberries most any time of year, they are more readily available May through June. Strawberries are low in calories and high in nutrients. One cup of strawberries contains 55...
Your life story depends upon a combination of the DNA you're stuck with plus your environment, including all the little choices and events that happen over that lifetime. But in recent years, researchers have discovered that, while DNA lays out the...
Mothers who took folic acid supplements around the time they became pregnant were less likely to have children with an autism spectrum disorder, a new study has found. Researchers in Norway examined health records of more than 85,000 children born there...
As people look to live more healthful lifestyles, many are contemplating meat-free diets. But becoming vegan or vegetarian can seem daunting as people try to figure out what to eat to get all the proper nutrients. Ingrid Beardsley, registered dietitian at...
Clark County Health DepartmentNational Folic Acid Awareness Week is Jan. 6-12. Folic acid is an important B vitamin that helps prevent neural tube defects (NTDs) within the baby’s brain or spine. Taking folic acid aids in the multiplication of cells, allowing proper growth and...
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is printed here. This week, Debra Schulze, RD, LDN, weighs in on...
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