Folic Acid and Why You Need to Avoid it

Heres another reason NOT to eat processed foods, and you may want to double check any current supplements you take. If you have the MTHFR gene mutation, folic acid can be toxic!!! It's estimated that around 40% of the population has a form of this gene mutation. In effort to reduce the risk of spinal bifida and other neural tube defects, beginning Jan 1998 the FDA began the requirement for processed grains to be fortified with folic acid. Folic acid is a form of folate, but i