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Foods with folic acid selenium zinc sulfate

A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 41 years experience
Sups. No Evidence: Supplements widely promoted, big business, but exempted from clinical trials, even need for honesty/accuracy on labels; see DSHEA Act 1994 which exemp... Read More

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
I doubt it: Claims that particular vitamins / minerals "strengthen the immune system" are created by advertisers with little or no real science. Anyone who belie... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
See below: First, Folic Acid and zinc are two different minerals. Therefore, if you take a Folic Acid pill, it has no zinc or anything else in it unless the bott... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
may not be an issue: Good question. Some studies have shown that in those who had low zinc levels taking Folic Acid reduced zinc absorption ; utilization. Others have show... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
may not be an issue: Good question. Some studies have shown that in those who had low zinc levels taking Folic Acid reduced zinc absorption ; utilization. Others have show... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olga Sarkodie
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Beans, oysters: Look for fortified cereals, nuts and seeds, leafy vegetables.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: Just about every prenatal vitamin has zinc, Folic Acid ; iron. These are perfectly safe to take during pregnancy.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
I don't: Believe if you have a healthy diet that you should take any of those supplements except the fish oil, if you're sure it doesn't contain contaminants, ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Yes: That is your business. It is wise to supplement with B12 if and only if you are a vegetarian. Ask your physician whether the other supplements are app... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Folic acid/folate: Folate (folic acid) is present in green, leafy vegetables, fruits, grains, cereals, nuts, and meats. Folic acid is the synthetic form of the vitamin t... Read More

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