Long-term Antacid Use Linked to B12 Deficiency

Antacids like Prilosec®, Nexium® and Pepcid® are made to relieve your heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and gastric ulcers. But a new study is linking the long-term use of these antacids to deficiencies in vitamin B12. The medications are typically prescribed for short-term use, up to eight weeks, but some people take them for years … Read More

Are You Heading to the Farmers’ Market Today?

Do you love eating seasonal produce? Head to the farmers’ market to pick up some asparagus, one of our favorite springtime veggies. Asparagus is one of the best food sources for folate. (Folic acid is the synthetic form found in supplements and fortified food.) If you’re a woman, you’ve probably been told about the importance … Read More