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Who Gets Lupus?

Lupus attacks men, women and children, but not in equal numbers. The disease affects 10 times as many women as men. It is most commonly diagnosed in women during their childbearing years, between the ages of 18 and 45.

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Vitamin News Updates Post 2

FDA Food Fortification – In March, 1996, the Food and Drug Adminstration ruled that companies which produced certain grain products, such as bread, flour, cornmeal, pasta, and rice are now required to fortify these products with folic acid. This decision was based on concern that pregnant women were not receiving an adequate amount of folic acid to prevent neural tube birth defects such as spina bifida.

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