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- Finnegan, Owen, et al. Show all 10 Authors
- American journal of clinical nutrition 2011 v.93 no.1 pp. 11-18
- folic acid; nutritional intervention; long term effects; dosage; dose response; food fortification; fortified foods; adverse effects; nutrient excess; homocysteine; blood chemistry; adults; temporal variation
- ... BACKGROUND: The lowest dose of folic acid required to achieve effective reductions in homocysteine is controversial but important for food fortification policy given recent concerns about the potential adverse effects of overexposure to this vitamin. OBJECTIVE: We compared the effectiveness of 0.2 mg folic acid/d with that of 0.4 and 0.8 mg/d at lowering homocysteine concentrations over a 6-mo per ...