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Dept. of Health: Folic acid an important vitamin for healthy children

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend taking prenatal vitamins as standard procedure because, even if you eat a healthy diet, you might fall short on key nutrients and prenatal vitamins can help fill any gaps. Most importantly, prenatal vitamins typically contain more folic acid than do standard adult multivitamins, and with good reason.

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Common Vitamins and Minerals: A Review of Safety and Efficacy

Marina Shkayeva, PharmD, Natural Standard PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, reviews the available evidence for common vitamins and minerals, including thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, biotin, folic acid, iron, magnesium, selenium and others.
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