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Folic acid is a B vitamin. It helps the body make healthy new cells. Everyone needs folic acid. For women who may get pregnant, it is really important. Getting enough folic acid before and during pregnancy can prevent major birth defects of her baby's brain or spine.

Foods with folic acid in them include

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  1. Folic Acid (National Library of Medicine)  
    Folic acid is a B vitamin. It helps the body make healthy new cells. Everyone needs folic acid. For women who may get pregnant, it is really important. Getting enough folic acid before and during pregnancy can prevent major birth ...
  2. Deficiency - folic acid, Folic acid deficiency ... Folic acid works with vitamin B12 and vitamin C to help the body break down, use, and make ...
  3. Folic acid; Polyglutamyl folacin; Pteroylmonoglutamate; Folate
  4. Prevention of birth defects with folic acid (folate) ... There is good evidence that taking folic acid before and during pregnancy can reduce the risk of certain birth defects ( spina bifida , anencephaly , and some heart defects). Experts recommend taking ...
  5. Folate - test ... drugs that may interfere with test results, including folic acid supplements. Drugs that can decrease folic acid measurements ...
  6. ... Recent literature OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > Cerebral folate transport deficiency On this page: Description Genetic changes ... Glossary definitions Reviewed September 2014 What is cerebral folate transport deficiency? Cerebral folate transport deficiency is a ...
  7. Folic Acid Questions and Answers (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... or planning to get pregnant to start taking folic acid? A : Birth defects of the brain and spine ( ... month. Is it too late to start taking folic acid? A: The CDC recommends women to take 400 ...
  8. ... Recent literature OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > Hereditary folate malabsorption On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance ... Glossary definitions Reviewed May 2009 What is hereditary folate malabsorption? Hereditary folate malabsorption is a disorder that ...
  9. Folate From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements)  
    ... QuickFacts Datos en español Health Professional Other Resources Folate Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet Introduction Folate is a ... 500 mcg DFE * Adequate Intake (AI) Sources of Folate Food Folate is found naturally in a wide ...
  10. Folic Acid Quiz (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... Partners About Us Information For... Media Policy Makers Folic Acid Quiz Language: English Español (Spanish) Recommend on Facebook ... CORRECT button beside the question. Good Luck! 1. Folic acid is: A a B vitamin B a form ...
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