Research News

December 2013 Issue

The Folic Acid-Cancer Debate

There’s no doubt about it; research supports humans’ need for an adequate amount of the nutrient folic acid to achieve optimal health. Folic acid is the synthetic form of folate, a water-soluble B vitamin that supports cell production—including hair, skin and nail growth—and may protect against anemia, as well as cancer and neurological and cardiovascular diseases.

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