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Have you ever looked at the nutritional recommendations for pregnancy and wondered how accurate they are? In this deep dive mini episode, we compare Folic acid and Folate as it relates to recommended health guidelines. Topics covered in this episode:

  • Folate vs Folic Acid
  • Genetics and gene variants DHFR, MTHFR
  • Methylation
  • Bio-individual nutrient needs
  • Genetic capacity for enzyme production
  • Foods highest in Folate
  • How to shop for a prenatal vitamin
  • Processed foods and the origin of Folic Acid
Chris Kresser Podcast Episode #179:Nutrients
Dr. Ben Lynch Dirty Genes


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Have you ever looked at the nutritional recommendations for pregnancy and wondered how accurate they are? In this deep dive mini episode, we compare Folic acid and Folate as it relates to recommended health guidelines. Topics covered in this episode: Folate vs Folic Acid Genetics and gene variants DHFR, MTHFR Methylation Bio-individual nutrient needs Genetic capacity for enzyme production Foods highest in Folate How to shop for a prenatal vitamin Processed foods and the origin of Folic Acid Chris Kresser Podcast Episode #179: Nutrients Dr. Ben Lynch Dirty Genes Follow @healthinstitute on Instagram! instagram.com/healthinstitute Join The Health Institute Newsletter! www.thehealthinstitute.com/wellness-weekly read more read less

8 months ago