Folic acid no panacea for memory

Folic acid and B12 supplementation is unlikely to be boost mental performance in the elderly, according to research in the journal Neurology.

The large study shows two-year folic acid and vitamin B12 supplementation is of no cognitive benefit to people with high blood levels of homocysteine, which has been linked to memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease.

“Since homocysteine levels can be lowered with folic acid and