Fortifying food with folic acid.

  title={Fortifying food with folic acid.},
  author={Malcolm R. Law},
  journal={Seminars in thrombosis and hemostasis},
  volume={26 3},
Folic acid supplementation may help prevent the following three common and important disorders: neural tube defect pregnancies, ischemic heart disease and strokes, and possibly colon cancer. Several studies have irrefutably established that folic acid supplementation in proper doses reduces neural tube defect pregnancies. Fortified food would be the most reliable way to address this health issue. Several epidemiologic reports have established a close link between hyperhomocysteinemia and… CONTINUE READING