Vitamin Bottle

FOLIC ACID (FOLATE, FOLACIN)

(A B-COMPLEX VITAMIN)

Your body needs folic acid, or folate, to form particular essential body proteins and genetic materials for the nucleus of the cell. It also helps prevent anemia and can make blood cells grow larger than normal. Folic acid promotes the synthesis of the oxygen-carrying blood protein hemoglobin.

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Signs of Deficiency:

Those at risk for deficiency:

Sources:

RDA: 400 mcg

Optimal Level: 400 mcg

Maximum: 2 mg

Drug Interactions: