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Spina bifida can be avoidable with vitamin supplements

A researcher has made claims that the risk of spina bifida in babies can be reduced by maintaining a balanced diet during the pregnancy. He says that the risk of spina bifida increases of the mother's blood contains low concentrations of myoinositol, zinc or vitamin B12 or high concentrations of glucose. He believes that women planning a pregnancy or already pregnant should take supplements for folic acid, myo-inositol, zinc and Vitamin B12 if their diet is inadequate.

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About: Spina bifida can be avoidable with vitamin supplements

Date: 15 October 2004

Source: Onlypunjab


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