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Can Folic Acid Help You Lose Weight
Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more
Folic acid: No.Weight loss can be achieved through excellent nutrition focused on low glycemic index foods, consistent exercise and optimising hormonal imbalance.In my practice, it is the correction of hormonal imbalance which often starts the patient achieving success in the other two areas. ...Read more
I have a hair lose, i used folic acid but it didn't work with me and until now it falls
i did all the test and its all normal. Thank you?
NO: flovite is a vitamin and consevel is an amino acid. Both digested rapidly. ...Read more
Possibly: Because cellular energy is compromised but i really would not expect it. ...Read more
I'm taking metformin 250mg and folic acid 1mg reguarly is it possible to be pregnant, but i'm not able to reduce the weight?
Metformin: In those small amounts will. It any impact on your weight. Cut your meals in half. ...Read more
Folic acid, AKA folate (folic acid) (vit B9), is recommended for all women wanting to get pregnant -- 0.4mg (400mcg) daily, which is important for preventing birth defects like spina bifida. Women w/ a hx these disorders should take 10x that amt daily -- 4mg (4000mcg) through the 3rd month of pregnancy. It won't affect fertility, chances of conception/twins, or periods. ...Read more