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The purpose of the Folic Acid Coalition website is to increase awareness and education of the nutritional and health benefits of folic acid and does not constitute an attempt to practice healthcare. Use of this site does not establish a professional relationship between the user and the website developers or members of the Florida Folic Acid Coalition. The information included on this website is provided for educational use and should not take the place of professional medical advice. Contact your physician, pharmacist, registered dietitian nutritionist, or other appropriate healthcare provider with any questions specific to your situation and never change any part of a treatment regimen without first contacting your physician.

This site may contain inaccuracies and typographical errors. The Florida Folic Acid Coalition/University of Florida does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the materials or the reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed or distributed through the site. Any reliance on such advice, opinion, statement or other information shall be at your own risk.

The site, the information and materials on the site made available on the site are provided "as is" without representation or warranty of any kind to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, including but not limited to implied warranties of noninfringement, merchantability, satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purposes.

This website was developed by the Florida Folic Acid Coalition, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences in collaboration with our partners the Florida Department of Health, March of Dimes Florida Chapter, and the University of South Florida Birth Defects Center. Some content on this website was adapted from the following sources:

  • Kauwell, G.P.A., Bailey, L.B., Rampersaud, G.C. (2000) "Folic Acid Every Day" health professionals' toolkit. University of Florida.
  • Kauwell, G.P.A., Rampersaud, G.C., Reyes, C. (2003) "Nutrition and Folate Now!" nutrition education program, Florida 4-H. University of Florida.
  • Florida Folic Acid Council website: Florida Folic Acid Council/Force One Media, copyright 2004.