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Folic acid: Autism reduction?

Posted at: 02/12/2013 9:57 PM

If you've been pregnant or know someone who has had children, you may know something about folic acid. Now research says it may decrease the chance of having a child with autism.

Researchers say women who took a supplement before pregnancy and during the first three months lowered their babies' risk by 40%.

Folic acid is also found in dark green, leafy vegetables, fortified cereals and breads.

Dr. Louis Papa talked with Lia Lando about this new research on Roc City Tonight.