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Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism
Volume 2012, Article ID 470656, 13 pages
Review Article

Folate Intake and Markers of Folate Status in Women of Reproductive Age, Pregnant and Lactating Women: A Meta-Analysis

1Unit of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Clinical Sciences Hospital ‘L. Sacco’ and Center for Fetal Research Giorgio Pardi, University of Milan, 20157 Milan, Italy
2University of Pécs, H-7623 Pécs, Hungary
3Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University and Research Centre, P.O. Box 8129, 6700 EV Wageningen, The Netherlands

Received 13 January 2012; Accepted 24 May 2012

Academic Editor: Cornelia M. Witthöft

Copyright © 2012 Cristiana Berti et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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