By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn from Nutraingredients.com

A newly approved EU health claim to say folic acid supplements reduce the risk of infant neural tube defects will bring home the nutrient's importance to women, say a team of campaigners and trade groups behind the claim.

The claim - which will come into effect 18th of November - states that supplemental folic acid intake increases maternal folate status. With a second sentence stating " Low maternal folate status is a risk factor in the development of neural tube defects in the developing foetus" Click here to read the complete article.

 

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