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Cheap vitamin could prevent birth defects

20Feb

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Politicians need to help tackle the common misconception that taking folic acid during pregnancy is optional, writes Jackie Bland, chief executive of SHINE. Spina bifida is the most severe congenital abnormality compatible with life, yet it still affects 1 in … Continue reading

  

5 Chemicals You Won’t Find in Organic Food

28Mar

Most people know that organic fruit and vegetables are a healthier and more natural alternative to the mass-produced food you encounter at grocery stores.  But few are aware of just what types of chemicals are commonly found within inorganic foods.  … Continue reading

  

Mum to be? Watch out for high street coffee!

1Dec

Pregnant women, liver disease sufferers and children could be at risk from drinking coffee from some high street coffee shops. An analysis of espresso’s in 20 coffee shops found that the amount of caffeine varied greatly between shops. The strongest coffee … Continue reading