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Good News About Folic Acid

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This is excellent news about folic acid fortification and fewer neural tube defects – which was the original intent. The important part: “it’s known that high-dose folic acid supplements — 4 milligrams a day taken at least four weeks before becoming pregnant and through the first 12 weeks of pregnancy — reduce the risk of neural tube defects”, the CDC said. 

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