Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 23rd, 1999
It is well known that adequate folic acid in a woman's diet is essential to protect any child she bears from neural tube defects (NTDs). In response to this information, the United States Food and Drug Administration mandated that 140 (mu)g folic acid be added to every 100 g of grain product for a targeted mean addition of 100 (mu)g folic acid/d in the diets of women of childbearing age (United States Food and Drug Administration, Federal Register,...
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