TITLE

Discussion: Indicators for assessing folate and vitamin B12 status and for monitoring the efficacy of intervention strategies

AUTHOR(S)
Green, Tim
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Food & Nutrition Bulletin;Jun2008 Supplement, Vol. 29, pS64
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the use of fortification and supplements to prevent the widespread deficiencies of folate and vitamin12 which affect morbidity rates in the U.S. It highlights laboratory indicators that reflect metabolic function of the vitamin can be used. It also features the measurement of metabolites as an alternative for the deficiences.
ACCESSION #
37218779

 

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