Vitamin B9 (Folic acid)

If High Folic Acid Aggravates Vitamin B12 Deficiency What Should Be Done About It?

The most common cause of vitamin B12> deficiency in older people is malabsorption of food-bound vitamin B12. Thus, it is suggested that the recommended daily allowance of ...

Folic Acid Fortification and Supplementation--Good for Some but Not So Good for Others

Evidence has established the protective effect of folic acid (FA) fortification and periconceptional supplementation on neural tube defects (NTDs). Folic acid fortification and periconceptional s...

Nutritional interpretation of folic acid interventions

Folate is an essential micronutrient, and its nutritional inadequacy is widespread; hence, programs to increase its intake are necessary. However, many concerns about possible adverse effects due...

Examination of selected national policies towards mandatory folic acid fortification

The purpose of this paper is to present an examination of the contrasting policies towards mandatory folic acid fortification in six countries from different regions of the world. Three questions...

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