Posts Tagged ‘screening’

Ninety-five percent of patients who are deficient in folate and B12, have elevated homocysteine levels. According to the authors, a recent survey revealed that 80 to 90 percent of the United States population does not meet the current recommended allowance of four hundred micrograms of folate per day. National averages for folate intake are only two hundred and twenty-four micrograms per day, slightly over half of the RDA.

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