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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.

Continue Reading…Source: The Las Cruces Sun-News [Page no longer available]

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Trout in New York’s Salmon River aren’t getting their vitamins

Steelhead trout in New York apparently aren’t eating their bananas and whole grains, as new evidence suggests the local population is suffering from a vitamin B deficiency — a deficiency biologists say explains the higher rate of mortality among trout in the Salmon River.

Continue reading…Source:  United Press International