Solgar Folacin (Folic Acid) 400 µg, also known as Vitamin B9, contributes to several processes within the body, but is best known for its support of maternal tissue growth during pregnancy. Folic acid is a supplement which is advised to be taken by pregnant women and those trying to conceive.
Folacin can be found in different foods, such as dark green leafy vegetables, but to make sure you reach the adequate level of intake, especially before and after conception, taking a folacin supplement is recommended. Low folic acid levels have been proven a risk factor in the development of neural defects in the developing foetus.
Folic acid is an important B Vitamin also regulates healthy homocysteine levels and contributes to energy levels and general wellbeing.
Folic acid functions along with vitamins B-12 and C in the utilization of proteins. It has an essential role in the formation of heme, the iron containing protein in hemoglobin necessary for the formation of red blood cells. Some folic acid is produced by the intestinal bacteria.
Take one tablet of Solgar Folic Acid 400mcg daily.
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