Essays Tagged: "Folic acid"

You are what you eat, Why your body is what it is and how what you eat relates to your health

cium deficiency.On the other hand when doing an assessment you may be able to tell if someone has a folic acid deficiency. They would have signs of heartburn, diarrhea, red smooth swollen tongue, fati ... en tongue, fatigue, fainting, confusion and even depression. When an individual has a deficiency in folic acid they lack intake of green leafy vegetables, kidney and lima beans, beets and vegetables o ...

(2 pages) 112 0 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

This is about a disorder called Spina Bifida and it is a long report

research for a cause of Spina Bifida.Prevention, at this time, is primarily found to be the use of folic acid (B-vitamin) one month prior to conception and throughout the pregnancy. It is estimated t ... throughout the pregnancy. It is estimated that it can reduce the risk of this defect by 60 - 75% if folic acid is taken daily during this time. This nutrient plays an important part in cell division a ...

(5 pages) 62 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Foods Essay: Special Dietary Requirment for Pregnancy

hree Omega 3 salad because it contains 3 foods that are excellentvegetable sources of Omega-3 fatty acids: chick peas, walnuts, and canola oil. Greens andolive oil are also very good sources.1 package ...

(4 pages) 63 0 1.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Chapter 12 of physcial education.

sk of colon cancer are to eat food rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains; adequate intake of folic acid, calcium, and vitamin D; regular use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspi ...

(4 pages) 25 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Nutritional Matrix

s 3 to 5 servingsFruits 2 to 4 servingsMilk 4 to 6 servingsMeat and Beans 3 to 4 servingsNot enough Folic Acid can cause Low Birth Weight, Premature Delivery, or Fetal DeathAnemiaDepressionElderly man ...

(2 pages) 67 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


catalyze metabolic reactions that can be found in bacteria. Sulfa drugs enable humans to obtain the folic acid coenzyme. Since they resemble PABA, they can be effective to the human diet because PABA ... ce they resemble PABA, they can be effective to the human diet because PABA is what is converted to folic acid by bacteria using enzymes. While these enzymes catalyze metabolic reactions in bacteria, ...

(1 pages) 591 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


spina bifida because mothers did not get enough folate. Women must also take an adequate amount of folic acid before getting pregnant to decrease problems with their pregnancy. Lack of folic acid cou ... uld increase the risk of a child being born with spina bifida also, so a woman should have 0.4mg of folic acid a day. Women who previously had a pregnancy and had a baby born with spina bifida are  ...

(14 pages) 76 1 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Marketing Plan: Phase III (Pepsi)

ks to healthy eating habits. Our juices provide the consumer with Vitamin C, Potassium, and Folate (Folic Acid) to name a few.Eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly helps maintain optimum heal ...

(9 pages) 459 1 4.7 Aug/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Food Journal Analysis Three

ed to add more vitamins and minerals in that day's diet. The Heatlh Link (2008) stated, "Folate and folic acid are forms of a water-soluble B vitamin. Folate occurs naturally in food. Folic acid is th ...

(5 pages) 85 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness


would be to take a multivitamin with folate every day, people who take a multivitamin with folate (folic acid) every day have a lower risk of colon cancer. Folate is a B vitamin that helps keep cells ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

survival of the fittest

ct us against diseases. It also helps in the production of testosterone, estrogen and other hormonesFolic acid (folate) is a vitamin and is needed to make new cells in the body, including red blood ce ... It helps the body to replicate DNA when cells divide.10. A. When a pregnant woman has low levels of folic acid, the fetus is exposed to numerous birth defects, and UV rays (usually used for tanning) d ...

(12 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology