Recently, two studies gave women one more reason to take their prenatal vitamins. Folic acid, that B vitamin naturally found in leafy green vegetables like spinach, some fruits, dried beans, peas and nuts and that is found as folate in enriched breads and cereals, might do more for developing babies than just helping prevent neural defects like spina bifida.
It might help prevent autism, which affects an estimated 1 in 88 children in the United States.
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