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Appendix A: Recommended Dietary Intakes for Individuals
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... Appendix A Recommended Dietary Intakes far Individuals .
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... . 1 DFE = 1 fig food folate = 0.6 lug of folic acid from fortified food or as a supplement consumed with food = 0.5 fig of a supplement taken on an empty stomach.
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... 550* fBecause 10 to 30 percent of older people may malabsorb food-bound Bit, it is advisable for those older than 50 years to meet their RDA mainly by consuming foods fortified with B,2 or a supplement containing BE g In view of evidence linking folate intake with neural tube defects in the fetus, it is recommended that all women capable of becoming pregnant consume 400 fig from supplements or fortified foods in addition to intake of food folate from a varied diet.

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