Folic acid has long been a darling of the nutrition industry. Thanks to mandatory food fortification with this synthetic form of the B vitamin folate, the number of birth defects in the United States has dropped by 19% since 1998. The biochemical functions of folic acid are connected to a number of other long-term health benefits related to cardiovascular disease, inflammatory bowel disease, anemia and other disorders. Yet, folic acid has come under fire in recent ...

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