Fuentes de vitamina B9

Las mujeres que estén pensando en quedar embarazadas o que ya lo estén a menudo requieren suplementos adicionales de ácido fólico, ya que dicho ácido en cantidades apropiadas es importante porque se ha demostrado que previene algunos tipos de defectos congénitos, incluyendo los del tubo neural, como la espina bífida. Actualmente, muchos alimentos vienen fortificados con ácido fólico para ayudar a prevenir este tipo de defectos congénitos graves.

Fuentes de vitamina B9

Revision

Last reviewed 9/12/2011 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; Susan Storck, MD, FACOG, Chief, Eastside Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Bellevue, Washington; Clinical Teaching Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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