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Folate intake linked to reduced risk of hypertension

A study involving over 150,000 people found that women aged 27 to 44 who consumed under 1,000 micrograms of folate daily reduced their risk of hypertension by 46% compared to those who consumed less than 200 micrograms daily. A higher folate intake in women aged 43 to 70 reduced the risk of high blood pressure by 18%.

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Date: 21 January 2005

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