Folic Acid May Improve Thinking Skills

March 2007
Psychiatric Annals;Mar2007, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p160
Academic Journal
The article reports on the benefits of folic acid dietary supplements to cognitive skills that usually dwindle with normal aging based on a Dutch study published in the periodical "The Lancet." The participants who orally took 800 µg of folic acid or a placebo all had higher levels of homocysteine. Lead author Jane Durga mentioned the need for studies that look at lower doses or increasing natural folates.


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