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Folic Acid is a form of Vitamin B9 and is part of the vitamin B complex. All of the B complex vitamins help to convert food, primarily carbohydrates, into fuel for the body in the form of glucose, which the body will use for energy production. Vitamin B9 also plays key roles in maintaining the nervous system and new cell formation.
Folate is also a form of Vitamin B9. While folate occurs naturally in foods, folic acid is a synthetic form of B9 found in supplements and fortified foods.
Folic acid is an important nutrient in terms of brain function and mental health throughout the lifecycle, but especially during phases of rapid growth such as pregnancy, infancy, and adolescence when the production of genetic material is heightened. Folic acid requirements increase during pregnancy to lower the developing fetus’s risk of neural tube defects.*
Vitamin B9 works with vitamin B12 in the production of red blood cells and to ensure that iron functions properly. Folic acid, B6, and B12 work together to control the body’s levels of homocysteine, an amino acid associated with arterial hardening and thickening.*
As with any dietary or herbal supplement, you should advise your health care practitioner of the use of this product. If you have ulcers, gallstones or are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, you should consult your health care provider prior to taking this product. The use of this supplement is not intended to treat any disease, and does not claim to cure or prevent any disease.
Interaction with Medication and Other Supplements
If you are taking medications, you should check with your physician or pharmacist prior to using our products. You can also get drug interaction information from one of the many sites on the internet. Search for: Interaction with Medications, Supplements.
Note Regarding Children
Please do personal research and consult with your health care professional before giving any supplements to children. Suggested use is typically designed for adults and may be higher than you would give to a child.
Consult with Your Healthcare Professional
Please do not use the directions as a substitute for the advice from your health care professional. We are not responsible or liable for any actions or diagnosis made by you based on the instructions. We encourage you to consult with your health care professional, do personal research, and check all our ingredients against a reference book before consuming this product.
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Folic Acid, Rice Flour, Gelatin (Bovine) Capsules
Adults and children 12 years or over, take 1 capsule daily or as directed a healthcare professional. Daily folic acid intake should not exceed 1 mg.
Store at room temperature. Keep out of reach of children.