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    Multivitamins

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    many different strengths of the contents, research shows that there is not enough data or evidence to recommend a certain multivitamin to the average non-pregnant female (Sfakianaki, 2013). However, high evidence was found with recommendations for folic acid intake while pregnant in the Cochrane review of randomized and quasirandomized clinical trials (Sfakianaki, 2013). The gap in research is the general population’s vitamin recommendations because for most vitamins the results are shown as…

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    Spina Bifida Aperta

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    Spina Bifida is a birth defect where the spine is split .The baby in the womb spin doesn’t close completely.This is the cause for the this birth defect.Some cases may be more severe than others, but is still very dangerous. There is two different types of spina bifida the spina bifida occulta and spina bifida aperta.Spina bifida occulta is the mildest condition and can go without being noticed.This can be covered with skin ,but the defect might have a patch of hair,a birthmark or a dimple.Spina…

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    environmental factors and genetics during pregnancy. Because there is no definite cause discovered, the best prevention method is for pregnant women to increase their folic acid intake before pregnancy and through their first trimester. Things such as orange juice, multivitamins, eggs, and leafy greens are good sources of folic acid. The three most common forms of spina bifida are myelomeningocele, meningocele, and spina bifida occulta. Spina Bifida Occulta is the least severe form of spina…

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    First, there is a rather simplistic way of treating folate deficiency . The easiest and fastest way to treat this deficiency is to take folic acid pills. Also, having a healthy diet and exercising regularly can help. For B-12 deficiency the easiest way to accomplish the most normal hemoglobin levels possible is to take B-12 vitamins. In harsh and accelerated forms of Anemia, blood transfusions…

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    The Epidemic Of Pregnancy

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    and sensitivity to smell, just to list a few. Taking prenatal vitamins during your first trimester is very important, conceiving a child can put a lot of damage on your body if you are not taking care of it correctly. The prenatal vitamins include folic acid which is found in a lot of leafy green vegetables such as spinach,…

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    addresses the issue about African Americans being more probable of being born with anencephaly spina bifida. To address that issue the policy advocates for programs using folic acid vitamin supplements to prevent spina bifida. According to Hall and Solehdin (1998), “Primary prevention of birth defects by adequate periconceptional folic acid supplementation is a major public health opportunity and has wide implications in reducing both mortality and morbidity due to birth defects and several…

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    Sickle Baby Observation

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    Healthy (full-term infants) are born at 37 weeks of gestation and healthy (preterm infants) are born at 34 weeks or later. Weight is the main source of assessing newborn health; full term infants should weigh about 5.5 to 8.5lbs and are 18.5 to 21.5 inches. Infant’s calorie needs are assessed by evaluating their weight, growth rate, sleep/wake cycle, temperature and climate, physical activity, metabolic response to food, and health status or recovery from illness. Length boards and scales are…

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    Birth Prefect Effect

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    Not taking pre-natal vitamins before you know you want to get pregnant and while you are pregnant can result in Spinal Bifida in the child due to a lack of folic acid intake. Birth defects can be detected before the baby is even more. Going to your doctors office and getting ultrasounds as often as needed is necessary to have a good and healthy pregnancy to make sure everything is going smoothly. While at the…

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    Mineral Vitamins Essay

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    catalysts and substrates in metabolism. When acting as part of a catalyst, vitamins are bound to enzymes and are called prosthetic groups. For example, biotin is part of enzymes involved in making fatty acids. Vitamins also act as coenzymes to carry chemical groups between enzymes. For example, folic acid carries various forms of carbon group – methyl, formyl and methylene - in the cell. Although these roles in assisting enzyme reactions are vitamins' best-known function, the other vitamin…

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    A . Vitamins and Minerals 1. Explain the difference between fat – soluble and water – soluble vitamins? The difference between fat- soluble is it is needed to keep our bodies functioning, we need up to 35% of fat which is knowing as calories to help maintain: • A good health growth and development. • Energy which fat is used for if the energy that is being put into the body is not being used up it will store as fat which is knowing as weigh gain. • Need to be able to absorb vitamins like A…

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