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The International Society of Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics (ISNN) will hold its 9th Congress May 17-19 on the campus of UNC Chapel Hill. This event convenes several hundred nutrition researchers, clinicians, dietitians and other healthcare providers who are leaders in the development and practice of advanced nutrition solutions.
FA (also known as Vitamin B9 or pteroylmonoglutamate), is not present in fresh foods or non-fortified food products. It is a synthetic form of folate with a completely different chemical structure that is very stable—unlike natural folate, which is often destroyed by normal food preparation and storage methods. Humans cannot make folate, so we must obtain it from folate-rich foods (beans, fruit, certain vegetables, and beef liver), or from fortified foods and/or multivitamins.