March 28, 2019

UC Davis has recently conduced a study regarding the use of prenatal vitamins.  While autism is multifactorial and a result of several possibly combinations, could taking a prenatal vitamin decrease the risk of autism?

This study was conducted in partnership with the Ma...

January 1, 2019

Hypothyroidism, also known as an underactive thyroid gland, effects as many as 10% of women and about 20-25% of these cases happen in and around pregnancy.   Furthermore as many as 60% have sub-clinical hypothyroidism which can go undetected.  At times this is reflecte...

November 19, 2018

 - There are so many prenatal vitamins out there!

 - Do you ever wonder how to find out that is right for you?

 - Which are the best nutrients?

How much do you really need?

Are there certain nutrients you don’t need?

Does it matter how they are made or in which form each...

July 16, 2018

Most pregnant women and those trying to conceive already know the importance of folate (folic acid), for a healthy pregnancy. However while folate is very important, there are many other nutrients that are imperative for a healthy pregnancy and the best outcomes for ba...

May 31, 2018

B Vitamins and Headaches in Pregnancy

B vitamins are common ingredients in any good vitamin and prenatal vitamin.  While the amounts vary and not each multi vitamin or prenatal contains some of each vitamin, many have most if not all.  As far as pregnancy is concer...

April 12, 2018

Whole food supplements are growing in popularity as women and men alike look now for this claim on the packaging of their usual supplements.  Seems like a good idea instead of consuming synthetic vitamins and minerals, why not consume them in their natural and raw form...

March 21, 2018

Learn here why is it essential in any good prenatal to have methylated folate in your prenatal vitamin.

Did you know that folic acid is not the same thing as folate? The difference can actually be what separates health from disease, and is especially important...

March 8, 2018

Did you know that there are several forms of B12 found in vitamins and the form you choose has a huge impact on how the vitamin will absorb, utilize and then affect your pregnancy, your baby and your overall health.

We've heard the term "methyl" or methylated vitamins,...

January 20, 2018

There is a large amount of variance between different vitamins and, believe it or not, ones that seem to be best and acquired by prescription are often some of the worst.  

Variety of Vitamins

As with all vitamins, there are generally four categories: prescription brands...

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