Archive for the 'Folic Acid' Category
About 20 million Americans suffer from clinical depression. Low levels of serotonin, a neurotransmitter, are thought to contribute to depression. Depression is also associated with diseases like diabetes, heart disease, chronic pain, hormonal imbalance, hypoglycemia, stress, impaired thyroid function, environmental toxins, and unhealthy lifestyles. (more…)
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of severe irreversible vision loss in older Americans.
The benefits and risks of folic acid fortification of food â€“ once thought to be clear — are being debated again.
In this study from researchers at the University of Iowa, the effects of prenatal use of folic acid (and other dietary supplements) on child development at 3 years of life were evaluated. This summary focuses on the folic acid results. (more…)
Here’s a summary of what has been covered on this site about CAM and colorectal cancer. (more…)