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pregnancy and birth defects

The Correlation between Vitamin Deficiencies and Birth Defects

There are many different types of birth defects, nearly all of which cause life-long development issues and possibly even death. Sadly, nearly eight million babies are born with birth defects each year. These developmental issues are the leading cause of infant mortality; in fact, it’s been reported that 270,000 babies die within the first month of […]

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greek yogurt with fruit

Health Benefits of Yogurt: Simple Snack or a Powerful Remedy?

It has been given different names but the nutritious value of yogurt makes it useful as an important part of a well balanced diet.  It is made by fermenting milk using one or more of a variety of particular bacteria that are a mouthful to pronounce, such as Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus rhamnosus, Lactobacillus bulgaricus, Enterococcus faecium, […]

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