Smoking and passive smoking as conditioners of folate status in young women.

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OBJECTIVE For women of fertile age, an adequate supply of folate is important for preventing a range of health problems, especially congenital malformations in their offspring. Since congenital deformities are more common in children of mothers who smoke, the objective was to analyse the folate status of smokers, passive smokers and non-smokers. METHODS… (More)

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@article{Ortega2004SmokingAP, title={Smoking and passive smoking as conditioners of folate status in young women.}, author={Rosa M Ortega and Ana M Requejo and Ana M L{\'o}pez-Sobaler and Beatriz Navia and M Carmen Mena and Beatriz Basabe and P. Andres}, journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition}, year={2004}, volume={23 4}, pages={365-71} }