Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 1st, 1996
Several national committees, including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia, and the U.K. Department of Health, have recommended that women of child-bearing age consume an extra 400 (mu)g of folic acid or folate per day to prevent NTD.
The U.K. Department of Health recommends that the additional 400 (mu)g per day could be derived from a folic acid supplement; from folic acid-fortified foods (fortified grain products); and/or from...
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