Review of interventions for the prevention and control of folate and vitamin B12 deficiencies.

@article{Cordero2008ReviewOI,
  title={Review of interventions for the prevention and control of folate and vitamin B12 deficiencies.},
  author={J M Flores Cordero and Ann Do and R. Berry},
  journal={Food and nutrition bulletin},
  year={2008},
  volume={29 2 Suppl},
  pages={S188-95}
}
Folate and vitamin B12 deficiencies represent important and evolving global health challenges that contribute to the global burden of anemia, neurologic conditions, neurodevelopmental disorders, and birth defects. We present a review of population-based programs designed to increase consumption of folates and vitamin B12. A folic acid supplementation program targeting couples prior to marriage in China has led to optimal consumption of supplements containing folic acid and a significant… CONTINUE READING

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