TEST YOUR FOLIC ACID IQ!
Folic acid is a
A. B vitamin
B. C vitamin
All women of childbearing age should consume _____ of folic acid every day.
A. 400 micrograms (mcg)
B. 200 micrograms (mcg)
C. 4 milligrams (mg)
3. Spina bifida is
A. The most common permanently disabling birth defect in the U.S.
B. An opening of the spine
C. both of the above
In order to help prevent spina bifida, folic acid must be taken
A. After a woman becomes pregnant
B. Before conception and during her first trimester
C. During the third trimester
The easiest way to get the right amount of folic acid every day is to
A. Eat 2 cups of whole grains
B. Eat 5 servings of fruits and vegetables
C. Take a multivitamin containing 400mcg of folic acid
A woman should be taking folic acid if she is
A. Planning a pregnancy
B. Capable of becoming pregnant, even if she isn’t planning it
C. Both of the above
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