Did you know… that in the USA and Canada flour has been fortified with folic acid since 1998.
In total fifty countries have fortified their flour, except for the UK. An expert report published by the Department of Health recommended the UK follow suit – but this was eight years ago!
The debate is ongoing but in his next post Dr Geoff will weight up the pros and cons and give his opinion on the debate.
Check out the previous post for Dr Geoff’s views on self prescribed vitamins such as folic acid