Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Folic acid won't cut heart, stroke risk

Folic acid will not cut heart and stroke risk. Reuters via Yahoo!News 12/12/06 ""We found that there was no benefit to using folic acid supplements in terms of cardiovascular disease risk or stroke risk," ...Researchers led by Dr. Lydia Bazzano of Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans analyzed the results of 12 trials conducted since 2002 involving nearly 17,000 people..."Really, what you should be doing are things like quitting smoking, increasing your exercise if you can, lowering your blood pressure, lowering your cholesterol."

Besides exercise and a change in diet, aspirin can help lower the heart, stroke risk.

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