TITLE

Folic Acid May Improve Thinking Skills

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Psychiatric Annals;Mar2007, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p160
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
24310217

 

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