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More folic acid needed to prevent birth defects - Healthy Food Guide

Birth defects, such as spina bifida, may be greatly reduced if women significantly up their folic acid intake, beyond levels supplied by most public supplementation programmes, according to new research. South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) researchers compared the effects in women of taking common iron-folic acid weekly supplements containing 0.4mg folic acid …
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