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    What causes folate deficiency?

    Diseases in which folic acid is not absorbed well, such as celiac disease or Crohn’s disease.

    Other causes of folate deficiency:

    • -Drinking too much alcohol
    • -Eating overcooked food
    • -Getting too much folic acid during the third trimester of pregnancy
    • -Hemolytic anemia
    • -Medications
    • -Poor diet