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Vitamin B-12 May Prevent Birth Defects
Vitamin B-12 May Prevent Birth Defects
Women of childbearing age (especially those who are pregnant or trying to conceive) are advised to eat 400 mg of folic acid (folate) daily to prevent neural tube defects, such as spina bifida, from occurring in their babies. New research shows that vitamin B12 may also play a role.  

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Tailor Sitting and Stretching

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Starting Position
Begin by sitting cross-legged on the floor.

Action
Sitting cross-legged,try to spend 10 minutes sitting this way 2-3 times per day while reading, meditating, or relaxing.

Stretching- Put your back against the wall and put the soles of your feet together. Try to touch your knees to the floor. Do not force or bounce in this exercise. Only very limber women are able to get their knees to the floor.

Overhead stretch- This is a variation of the sitting or stretching exercise above but with the use of your arms. Lift both arms over your head stretching one arm higher than the other, then relax and repeat with the other arm. Try to do about 10-15 repetitions for each arm in 1-2 sets.

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None.



   

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