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Anaemia, B12 and Folate deficiency

the NHS website

Vitamin B12 deficiency anaemia or folate deficiency anaemia develops when a lack of vitamin B12 or folate causes the body to produce abnormally large red blood cells that cannot function properly. The main symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency or folat...

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Folic acid

SHINE

There are simple things you can do from the moment you start planning a pregnancy that can help you prevent spina bifida.

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Folic Acid Deficiency Anaemia

Patient UK

A lack of folic acid (folate) is one cause of anaemia. The usual cause is not eating enough foods which contain folic acid. It is treated easily by taking folic acid tablets. Pregnant women should also take extra folic acid to help prevent spina bifi...

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Folic acid... the truth about (BDA)

British Dietetic Association

Folic acid (often called 'folate' or 'folacin') is the group name for many forms of a water-soluble B vitamin, taking its name from the Latin word folium, meaning 'leaf'. Dark green leafy vegetables provide a rich source of folic acid in food. Yeast ...

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Spina bifida

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Spina bifida literally means ‘split spine’. A fault in the development of the spinal cord and surrounding bones (vertebrae) leaves a gap or split in the spine. The spinal cord has not formed properly, and may also be damaged.

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Vitamin supplements and you

Department of Health and Social Care

This leaflet explores the importance of vitamins particularly for vulnerable groups such as women who are planning to get pregnant, pregnant women, breastfeeding women, babies & growing children - The leaflet specifically covers the importance of Fol...

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