Reduce Depression with a Healthy Diet

Can the food we eat affect our mood? According to research, an unhealthy diet can increase the risk of developing depression. Anyone suffering from or who has been through depression understands how serious and debilitating it can be. The surge of negative feelings, problems with concentration, difficulty remembering details and making decisions is overwhelming. Sometimes …

Planned Pregnancy: When to Start Taking Folic Acid?

Folic acid is the synthetic form of folate a water-soluble vitamin found in vitamins and supplements. When folic acid is consumed as a supplement and without food, it is nearly 100% bioavailable, consumed with food as in fortified cereal grains, absorption is slightly reduced. Doctors recommend adding folic acid supplements in addition to daily folate …