Caffeine, Decaf and Pregnancy

Caffeine, Decaf and Pregnancy

Caffeine, the stimulant in coffee, is generally regarded as safe. It may even provide some health benefits, when consumed in moderate amounts. The magic number for healthy adults is 3 cups of joe a day. What are the caffeine recommendations … Continue reading

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Those Dirty Little Keebler Elves

Those Dirty Little Keebler Elves

The FDA has issued a warning letter to Kellogg’s, parent company of Keebler and Famous Amos, after finding listeria bacterium in a Georgia manufacturing plant. Here is an excerpt: …investigators from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conducted … Continue reading

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Save Your Kids from Obesity Before They’re Born

Save Your Kids from Obesity Before They’re Born

The obesity epidemic is hitting all Americans, at all ages, and is especially frightening when we see the growth rates in childhood obesity. That’s why parents are encouraged to create the right eating environment at home for their children, setting … Continue reading

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10 Quick Facts about Folate and Folic Acid

10 Quick Facts about Folate and Folic Acid

1. Folate is a water-soluble B vitamin that occurs naturally in food such as spinach, asparagus, and lentils. 2. Folic acid (vitamin B9) is a synthetic form of folate. It is found in supplements and added to fortified foods such … Continue reading

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