February 09, 2016

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  • Folate: Nutritional Chameleon?

    Folate: Nutritional Chameleon?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Folic acid, the synthetic form of the B vitamin folate, has been linked to heart health and cancer prevention, among other possible benefits. But studies have also tied it to higher risks of cancer. Is it protective in some cases, but dangerous in others?

  • A Vitamin for Depression?

    A Vitamin for Depression?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Researchers have long noted an association between low levels of the B vitamin folate and depression. But it’s hard to tease apart the many biochemical, genetic, lifestyle and nutritional factors that can contribute to depression as well as to folate deficiency.

  • Pesticides in Produce

    Pesticides in Produce

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Though the risks of minuscule amounts of pesticides from food are unclear, you may wish to minimize exposure, especially in children, who are more vulnerable to pesticide toxicity. The nonprofit Environmental Working Group ranks fruits and vegetables by their pesticide levels. Here is its latest list.

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