folate deficiency

Pregnancy, Drinking and Diet: Researchers Urge Women to Consider Their “Whole Health” when Pregnant 

February 08, 2016

Scientists at the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute are developing a “whole health” message for pregnant mothers emphasizing evidence-based, nutritional research that empowers them to make their own decisions on everything from drinking to dietary choices. Don’t eat this. Don’t drink that. In the face of recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]

Dietary choline reverses some, but not all effects of folate deficiency on neurogenesis and apoptosis in the fetal mouse brain

March 18, 2010

Craciunescu, C.N., Johnson, A.R., Zeisel, S.H. (2010)Dietary choline reverses some, but not all effects of folate deficiency on neurogenesis and apoptosis in the fetal mouse brain.The Journal of Nutrition. 140:1162-6. PMCID: PMC2869500. Abstract In mice, maternal dietary folate, a cofactor in 1-carbon metabolism, modulates neurogenesis and apoptosis in the fetal brain. Similarly, maternal dietary choline, […]