Folic acid is one of the B vitamins found in foods such as leafy green vegetables, fruits, dried beans, and peas.
More about folic acid
Folic acid acts by helping the body produce and maintain new cells, in particular, red blood cell formation is dependent upon adequate levels of this vitamin. Folic acid deficiency is a known cause of anemia. Pregnant women are recommended to consume 800mcg of folic acid per day.
What the studies say
Studies have shown that beginning folic acid supplementation before conception significantly reduces the incidence of birth defects known as neural tube defects (malformations of the spine and brain) such as spina bifida and anencephaly.
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250mcg Folic Acid Tablet
2 tablets per day
Folic Acid 250mcg , Tomato Powder 20mg .
Artificial Colours, Flavours or Preservatives, Wheat, Gluten, Milk, Eggs, Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Soy, Crustacean Shellfish or Fish.
Always read the label. Use only as directed. Vitamins and minerals are supplementary to and are not a replacement for a balanced diet.