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Folate vs Folic Acid: What’s the difference and why care?

Folate is an essential B vitamin needed for tissue growth and happy, healthy cells. Just like kids build with those brightly colored blocks to make countless creations, your body uses folate to build and repair DNA, create red blood cells and keep your body merrily humming along. Folate’s role in methylation Folate plays a starring

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I have MTHFR, Now Where Do I Start?

Well, do you have it? You know, the most popular genetic word that is searched by thousands of people daily. Do you have MTHFR? MTHFR is a very important gene (an enzyme) in the body that everyone has, necessary for an important metabolic process called methylation. When one has a gene variation, also known as

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My Secret To Tolerating Endless Margaritas

As I was digging deeper into understanding methylation, it was time to take a girls trip! Woohoo! It’s been years since I saw my college girlfriends and we were planning our first trip after we had our kids. California bound and hubby’s were left watching the littles. I was always the one in college who

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