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Does consumption of coffee while on Deplin neutralise it's effectiveness?

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Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil

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Posted on Wed, 22 Jun 2016 in General Health
Question: Hi, and thanks. Is Deplin absorption helped when taken with food? Does drinking coffee with the medidation tend to neutralize it's effectiveness?? Thanks !


Also, I read several years ago, (forgot the source) that Folic Acid affected PSA levels. Are there any studies regarding this relationship? Thanks !
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Answered by Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil 11 minutes later
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Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

Deplin absorption is not significantly altered by taking it with food.

Coffee also does not decrease its effect.

Regarding PSA and folate, I am posting a link of the study regarding their relationship in pubmed which is an authentic source.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/0000

This study shows that higher folate status can be protective against elevated PSA in men without diagnosed prostate cancer.




Wishing you best of health

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