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Green tea prevents folic acid absorption

Postby Csg82 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:29 pm

I was reading some other forums and people were talking about how tea (green tea, especially, but also black tea) prevents the absorption of folic acid. So I got very nervous - because I drink loads of green tea - and looked up some information on PubMed. Turns out IT'S TRUE. Drinking green and black tea can prevent up to 40% of folic acid to be absorbed no matter the amount (they tested from 0.4mg to 5 mg of folic acid).

I'm linking the study here, if anyone wants more information: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18551467

As for me, no more tea of ANY kind while I'm ttc.
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Re: Green tea prevents folic acid absorption

Postby Thecronins722 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:08 pm

Thank you. That's good information to have. I don't drink much tea, only on occasion.
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Re: Green tea prevents folic acid absorption

Postby NotAMomYet » Sat Sep 23, 2017 5:08 pm

Is the same true for drinking coffee, or caffeine in general?
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