Folic Acid

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. Hereditary folate malabsorption is a disorder that interferes with the body's ability to absorb certain B vitamins (called folates) from food. Folates are important ...
  3. Cerebral folate transport deficiency is a disorder that develops from a shortage (deficiency) of the B-vitamin folate (also called vitamin B9) in the brain. Affected ...
  4. Folate deficiency means you have a lower-than-normal amount of folic acid , a type of vitamin B, in your blood. ... Folic acid (vitamin B9) works with vitamin B12 and vitamin C to help the body break down, use, ...
  5. Taking folic acid before and during pregnancy can reduce the risk of certain birth defects. These include spina bifida, anencephaly , ...
  6. Folic acid and folate are both terms for a type of B vitamin (vitamin B9). Folate is a B vitamin that occurs naturally in ... as green leafy vegetables, citrus fruit, and beans. Folic acid is man-made (synthetic) folate. It is found ...
  7. Folic acid is a type of B vitamin. This article discusses the test to measure the amount of folic acid in the blood. ... drugs that may interfere with test results, including folic acid supplements. Drugs that can decrease folic acid measurements ...
  8. Folate From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements)  
    ... Decisions > Dietary Supplement Fact Sheets > Folate > Folate - Consumer Folate Fact Sheet for Consumers Have a question? Ask ... health professional fact sheet on Folate . What is folate and what does it do? Folate is a ...
  9. Facts about Folic Acid (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    CDC urges women to take 400 mcg of folic acid every day, starting at least one month before ...
  10. Folic Acid and Pregnancy (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... defects in your baby is to get enough folic acid every day - especially before conception and during early ... folic acid, pregnancy, pregnant, trying to conceive, ttc, childbearing age, neural tube defects, neural tube defect, ntds, spina ...
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