Fuentes de vitamina B9

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Fuentes de vitamina B9

Las mujeres que estén pensando en quedar embarazadas o que ya lo estén a menudo requieren suplementos adicionales de ácido fólico, ya que dicho ácido en cantidades apropiadas es importante porque se ha demostrado que previene algunos tipos de defectos congénitos, incluyendo los del tubo neural, como la espina bífida. Actualmente, muchos alimentos vienen fortificados con ácido fólico para ayudar a prevenir este tipo de defectos congénitos graves.

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  • Last Reviewed on 02/18/2013
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