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Study: Folic acid over-intake not an issue


October 29, 2009
By BakeryAndSnacks.com


NEWS HIGHLIGHT

Study: Folic acid over-intake not an issue
Less than five per cent of Americans are exceeding safe limits of folic
acid despite intakes from a multitude of sources, both enriched and
natural, says a new study.


Oct. 29, 2009 – Less than five per cent of Americans are exceeding safe limits of folic
acid despite intakes from a multitude of sources, both enriched and
natural, says a new study.


Intakes of folic acid
from enriched cereal-grain products, ready-to-eat cereals, and
supplements do not lead to excessive intakes of the B vitamin,
according to a study that may allay the fears over folic acid build-up,
and weaken the arguments of anti-fortification groups around the world. | READ MORE

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