Folic Acid May Increase Risk of Breast Cancer

Please read:  SYNTHETIC “folic acid” supplementation has been associated with an increased risk of breast cancer.There has been much confusion about folic acid versus folate–including using the terms interchangeably. However, they are NOT the same and many people cannot convert the synthetic folic acid that is used in supplements. Foods contain folate (leafy greens in particular–think “foliage”) and are healthy for us.  Please limit your supplementation to “folate”, and only as medically needed. Read more about the folic acid link with breast cancer here. And here is some additional information on folic acid versus folate.

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