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Coaching & Training Women Academy Spotlight: Diana Edgell

Name: Diana EdgellAge: 33Location: Springfield, VA What was your first thought when you learned about the Coaching & Training Women Academy and the GGS-1 Certification?I feel very passionately about the importance of strengthening women. All women, in all ways. I was excited for the opportunity to be a part of a growing movement towards inclusion… Read More »

Hispanic Women at High Risk for Neural Tube Defects, May Not Have Adequate Dietary Folic Acid

Because folate deficiency in pregnant women has been associated with an increased risk of neural tube defects, including anencephaly and spina bifida, it is recommended that all women take folic acid supplements before and during pregnancy.  In addition, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has required (since 1996) the addition of folic acid to many… Read More »