Folic Acid To Be Added to UK Flour in Effort to Reduce Birth Defects

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola

Medical groups and health charities in the U.K. are applauding a government decision to mandate folic acid fortification in all flour sold in the U.K. They believe the effort is a positive step toward reducing the number of babies born with serious birth defects like spina bifida and anencephaly, as supplementation has been an inadequate means of doing this. Mandatory fortification already occurs in 80 other countries, including the U.S., The Guardian reports. I suppose this is all well...

Read the Full Article for Free!

You can unsubscribe at any time and I guarantee the privacy of your email. View our privacy policy

Subscribe for FREE to the #1 Natural Health Newsletter or Login for Instant Access

Unlock censored health information that Google doesn't want you to read

Keep your privacy secure — we are one of the few websites that have banned all Google and Facebook scripts to help stop their surveillance capitalism

Get access to all of Dr. Mercola's health articles, E-books and special reports