Folate fortification benefits to elderly "greatly outweigh expected risk" -- JAMA study.
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Tucker et al. noted that pernicious anemia, an extreme form of vitamin B12 deficiency, has been successfully treated with oral doses of 300-1,000 mcg of cobalamin with no evidence of toxic adverse effects. "Our results support the argument that the addition of cobalamin to supplements containing folic acid would be a prudent action," they said.
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