Higher Folic Acid Levels in Teens Tied to Academic Success

HealthDay News — Teens who have high levels of folic acid appear to do better in school than those with lower levels, Swedish researchers report."Folate intake had a positive association with academic achievement" in the students studied, the authors wrote in the report published in the July 11 online edition and the August print issue of Pediatrics.Not only should health providers monitor folic acid levels in teens, but the findings should influence school meals, school teaching and information given to parents, according to the researchers.

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