Folic acid (or folate) is one of the most deficient and problematic nutrients in the American diet. While small amounts are in orange juice, folic acid is found mainly in dark green “foliage,” from which its name derives. Many children with developmental and attentional issues – and most children with sensory issues – seem particularly repelled by green food. Typically, picky eaters reject their desperate parents’ attempts to provide a balanced diet. Nonetheless, if a child is on the growth chart despite limited eating habits, physicians tend to discount parental concerns. Persistent parents and conscientious doctors have sometimes tested blood nutrient levels in a child’s plasma to assure that all is well. Generally, the testing reveals nothing unusual, with one exception. Folic acid, a B-vitamin, is sometimes found in high amounts in ostensibly malnourished children. Some professionals may mistakenly suggest that the child is not only sufficient in nutrients, but is close to toxicity and should, therefore, avoid added nutrients….