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Folic Acid Awareness Week 2015: Want Awareness? Here You Go

Optimizing the health of unborn children is my passion. I am pleased to state that January is named National Birth Defects Prevention Month by the National Birth Defects Prevention Network and the CDC. This month is broken down into four parts with each part focusing on a key component of birth defect prevention. While I […]

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Folic Acid: Increase in MTHFR and Autism?

If we sit back and evaluate the dates when folic acid fortification began and the fast rise of autism – do they correlate? “In Spain, the prevalence of the MTHFR 677TT genotype has reportedly approximately doubled in the population since the introduction in 1982 of folic acid supplements for women in early pregnancy”… “Folic acid […]

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