Folic Acid 800mcg / 200 Tabs

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Folic acid is part of a group of water soluble B vitamins . It is also known as folacin or folate. The name comes from the Latin word folium - leaf and was first discovered in the 40s extracted from spinach.

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Folic acid is part of a group of water soluble B vitamins . It is also known as folacin or folate. The name comes from the Latin word folium - leaf and was first discovered in the 40s extracted from spinach. It should be renewed every day, because the body does not stores it for a long time. Folic acid is very important for women of childbearing age, as low levels can lead to serious consequences for the fetus such as spina bifida. Low levels of folate are associated with an increased risk of heart disease due to the elevated homocysteine​​. Folic acid deficiency is the most common deficiency of a particular vitamin in the world. Half of its amount in food is lost due to cooking, processing or short-term storage, so it is highly recommended to take folic acid supplements.



Advantages:

 

  • Necessary for the production of DNA and RNA
  • Required for proper cell division and transmission of genetic code to the newly formed cells
  • Important for the production of red blood cells, proteins and certain amino acids
  • Very important for closing the neural tube during pregnancy, preventing defects such as spina bifida
  • May affect cervical dysplasia and reduces the need for hysterectomy
  • Useful for people with depression and / or schizophrenia
  • Folate, vitamin B12 and vitamin B6 support cognitive ability of older people
  • Promotes healthy immune system
  • May reduce the development and progression of atherosclerosis
  • May affects inflamed gums and gingivitis



Recommended dosage:
 

The reference values ​​of the diet are 400mcg, though, for people who use alcohol, cigarettes, oral contraceptives or during pregnancy, should be increased.

A typical daily dose is 800 mcg:

Take 1 tablet daily with food.

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Folic Acid 800mcg / 200 Tabs

Folic Acid 800mcg / 200 Tabs

Folic acid is part of a group of water soluble B vitamins . It is also known as folacin or folate. The name comes from the Latin word folium - leaf and was first discovered in the 40s extracted from spinach.