Folate

Folic Acid for Dementia & Alzheimer’s Prevention

…elevated homocysteine. Only 60 percent of the folic acid you get into your body ends up in the active form called 5-MTHF. This is the only form of folate that your body can use immediately and efficiently and the only form that crosses the blood-brain barrier. I recommend taking 100 mcg of 5-MTHF folic…

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Folate Lowers Blood Pressure In Women

…published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has showed the benefits of folate for women. Women who took folate lowered their blood pressure. A daily dosage of more than 1,000 mcg a day of folate (folic acid) was effective in creating a 46 percent reduction in high blood pressure in women…

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Eating Avocado for Healthy Cholesterol

…lower your fat intake, know that you can enjoy them again. Avocados are also rich in 20 nutrients including: * Vitamins B6, C, E and K * Riboflavin * Folate * Copper * Zinc * Magnesium * Choline Plus, they help with the absorption of other nutrients, especially the carotenoids. Healthiest Ways of Eating…

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Heart-Healthy Recipe: Chicken With Peapods and Zucchini

…Europeans in the 1900’s, is not only low in calories (an entire squash has just about 30 calories), it’s filled with lutein, vitamins C and A, folate, and potassium. Zucchini is delicious steamed, or coated with olive oil and broiled on the grill. My chicken with peapods and zucchini creation is…

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Heart Healthy Eating: Cooking Brussels Sprouts

…can lead to heart disease. They also contain glucobrassicin and vitamin K which help to stave off inflammation. Plus, they’re a good source of folate which has been shown to lower blood pressure in women. Given all of these valuable health perks, I’m always interesting in learning new and tasty…

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8 Ways to Avoid Colorectal Cancer

…chance of colon cancer by 30 percent, and stomach cancer by 50 percent. 6. Take B Vitamins: Studies have shown a compelling connection between reduced folate levels in the blood and an increased risk of colorectal cancer. Consuming more vitamin B6 is the way to do this and has also been linked to less colorectal…

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Vitamin B Benefits for Your Heart

…turn: Have you found that vitamin B benefits your homocysteine levels? You May Also Be Interested In: * The Magic of Garlic * Good News for Women: Folate Lowers Blood Pressure

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Why You Need Vitamin Supplements

…lowers blood pressure. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) showed women who took more than 1,000 mcg a day of folate (folic acid) had an astonishing 46 percent lower risk of high blood pressure than those getting less then 200 mcg a day. This barely scratches the…

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