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Does folic acid prevent childhood obesity?: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

October 17, 20161 min
Health care professionals have known for decades that women of childbearing age should take folic acid, because it reduces a baby's risk of being born with the neural tube defect, spina bifida. New research shows there may be another good reason for mothers-to-be to take the mineral — it may prevent obesity in children. In [...] />

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