Weekly high-dose folic Acid supplementation is effective in lowering serum homocysteine concentrations in women.

@article{Adank2003WeeklyHF,
  title={Weekly high-dose folic Acid supplementation is effective in lowering serum homocysteine concentrations in women.},
  author={Charlotte Adank and Timothy J Green and Clark Murray Skeaff and Brooke Briars},
  journal={Annals of nutrition & metabolism},
  year={2003},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={55-9}
}
AIMS To compare the efficacy of a weekly high-dose (2,800 microg) folic acid supplement with a daily (400 microg) folic acid supplement in lowering homocysteine concentrations in healthy women of childbearing age. METHODS Free-living healthy women of childbearing age (n = 138) were randomized to receive a weekly (2,800 microg), a daily (400 microg) folic acid supplement, or placebo. Blood samples were collected at baseline and at 12 weeks and analyzed for serum homocysteine and erythrocyte… CONTINUE READING

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