Folates in foods: reactivity, stability during processing, and nutritional implications.

@article{Hawkes1989FolatesIF,
  title={Folates in foods: reactivity, stability during processing, and nutritional implications.},
  author={John G. Hawkes and R Villota},
  journal={Critical reviews in food science and nutrition},
  year={1989},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={439-538}
}
Nutritional deficiencies are eminent at all socioeconomic levels of the world population and have created a critical need for a reevaluation of the nutritional quality of the food supply. A particular group of vitamers, collectively referred to as folates, has received a great deal of attention due to their significance in human metabolism, their prevalent deficiency worldwide, as well as their complexity of analysis. Severe folate deficiency may result in megaloblastic anemia and is generally… CONTINUE READING

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