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How can I lower my homocysteine levels?

Luckily, a healthy diet (lots of fruits and vegetables; more whole grains; unsaturated fats and oils; heart-healthy proteins; low-fat dairy products or dairy alternatives; limited sodium, sugar, and alcohol) will give you nutrients that can lower homocysteine levels, including folic acid and vitamins B6 and B12. Quitting smoking can also lower homocysteine levels.

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