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Why does my friend have low folate (folic acid) levels?

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Dr. Alan Faustino
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In brief: Diet related

Folate (folic acid) is most often associated with diet intake or excessive use of alcohol.
Some time abnormalities in the intestines or over growth of bad bacteria or even surgery to reduce surgery can cause decrease absorption of vitamins and folate (folic acid) as well.

In brief: Diet related

Folate (folic acid) is most often associated with diet intake or excessive use of alcohol.
Some time abnormalities in the intestines or over growth of bad bacteria or even surgery to reduce surgery can cause decrease absorption of vitamins and folate (folic acid) as well.
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