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. 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
  4. 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 ...
  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 ... as green leafy vegetables, citrus fruit, and beans. Folic acid is man-made (synthetic) folate. It is found ...
  7. Folic Acid Supplements: Can They Slow Cognitive Decline? (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
    Folic Acid/Related Issues ... Folic Acid ... Mild Cognitive Impairment/Related Issues ... Mild Cognitive Impairment ... Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  8. 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 ...
  9. Daily Folic Acid Supplement May Reduce Risk of Gestational Diabetes (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)  
    NIH, NICHD, folic acid supplement, gestational diabetes, birth defects
  10. Folic Acid Quiz (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... to ask how much do you know about folic acid? ... CDC, pregnancy, folic acid, folic acid benefits, folic acid deficiency, folic acid supplement, folic acid dosage, folic acid overdose, folic acid sources, ...
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