Clin Nutr ESPEN 2021 Aug 3;44:270-275. Epub 2021 Jul 3.
Department of Urology, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78249, United States; College of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin, 110 Inner Campus Drive, Austin, TX 78705, United States. Electronic address:
Background & Aims: Fortification of the US food supply has increased folic acid intake and resulted in a concomitant decrease in neural tube defects in women. However, a body evidence supports the hypothesis that increased circulating folate levels due to excessive dietary or supplemental folic acid may be harmful for men with prostate cancer. Therefore, this pilot study aimed to investigate the feasibility of a reduced folic acid dietary intervention in men on an active surveillance monitoring program for prostate cancer. Read More