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. ... 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, ...
  3. Taking folic acid before and during pregnancy can reduce the risk of certain birth defects. These include spina bifida, anencephaly , ...
  4. Folic acid and folate are both terms for a type of B vitamin (vitamin B9). Folate is a ... as green leafy vegetables, citrus fruit, and beans. Folic acid is man-made (synthetic) folate. It is found ...
  5. Folic acid is used to treat or prevent folic acid deficiency. It is a B-complex vitamin needed ... Folic acid comes in tablets. It usually is taken once a day. Follow the directions on your prescription ...
  6. Folate and folic acid are forms of vitamin B9 used for deficiency and to prevent pregnancy complications. Many foods contain folate or have folic acid added. Since 1998, folic acid has been added ...
  7. 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 ... CDC, pregnancy, folic acid, folic acid supplement, B vitamin, anencephaly, spina bifida, pregnant, Folic Acid
  8. 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 ...
  9. Folic Acid and Pregnancy (Nemours Foundation)  
    folic acid, pregnancy, pregnant, trying to conceive, ttc, childbearing age, neural tube defects, neural tube defect, ntds, spina ...
  10. Folic Acid Supplements: Can They Slow Cognitive Decline? (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
    Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research ... Mild Cognitive Impairment/Related Issues ... Mild Cognitive Impairment ... Folic Acid/Related Issues ... Folic Acid
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