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Reed Mangels on Folic Acid vs. Food Folate in Pregnancy

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Folic Acid in Pregnancy


“Bottom line (my opinion): We don’t have enough information to recommend food folate in place of folic acid to reduce risk of neural tube defects. Based on what we know now, the benefits of folic acid supplements prior to conception and during pregnancy outweigh the risks.”