HealthAid Folic Acid Tablets are important for the formation of red blood cells. Folate is required during the period of infancy or pregnancy for the rapid cell division and also involved in the synthesis; repair and functioning of DNA. Folic Acid is a vitamin belonging to the B group of vitamins and is used in the body for the production of nucleic acids and DNA. Folic acid tablets help in the utilisation of sugar, amino acids and the division of body cells.
In the beginning there is a tiny little human inside the mother. In the first few weeks of formation, an embryo to foetus relies on the health of the mother. Vitamins and Minerals with energy giving macronutrients contribute to the formation of a healthy foetus. Certain Vitamins play an integral role in the formation of certain systems in the body. Folic acid is essential for the formation of the neural tube. The neural tube forms the early brain and spine.
Folic Acid is a member of the B group vitamins. Other contributions Folic Acid plays in the body include normal blood formation, amino acid synthesis, and a healthy immune function. Folic Acid also contributes to maternal tissue growth during pregnancy. Regarding pregnancy, Folic Acid tablets should be taken from when methods of contraception are no longer being used right through until the end of the 12th week of pregnancy. ** The Government’s Chief Medical Officer advises that all women planning a pregnancy should take a 400μg Folic Acid supplement daily from start of trying to conceive until the 12th week of pregnancy.
- Contributes to the formation of red blood cells and to normal blood formation.
- Contributes to maternal tissue growth during pregnancy and has a role in the process of cell division.
- Contributes to normal homocysteine metabolism.
- Contributes to the normal function of the immune system.
- Contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue.
Folic Acid 400μg Tablets are:
- Free from added Sugar and Salt
- Free from Corn, Gelatine, Yeast, Gluten, Wheat, Starch, Dairy, Lactose, Soya, Nut
- Free from added Artificial Colours, Preservatives & Flavourings
- Suitable for Vegans and Vegetarians
Directions: As a food supplement, Adults and children over 12 years of age, take one tablet daily, or as directed by your healthcare professional.
Adults and children over 12 years of age, one tablet daily. Do not exceed recommended daily intake unless advised by a suitably qualified person.
Each HealthAid Folic Acid tablet contains (average): Folacin (Folic Acid) 400µg. Ingredients: Bulking Agent (di-Calcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose), Stabiliser (Crosslinked Sodium Carboxy Methyl Cellulose), Anti-caking Agent (Veg. Magnesium Stearate), Folic Acid.
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