Folic Acid Supplement
Folic Acid is the name for the synthetic form of Folate, the naturally occurring form of the water soluble vitamin B9. The importance of adequate folic acid levels during the pre-conception period in reducing the risk of neural tube defects (NTDs) is well established.
Nature's Own Folic Acid 500mcg 100 tabletsNZ$8.90
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Pro-life Folic Acid 60 tabletsNZ$6.30
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Solgar Folacin (Folic Acid) 400µg 100 tablets, 250 tablets
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TJ Clark B12 & Folic Acid 237mlNZ$31.90
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Sorry, Out of StockCountry Life / Biochem Sub-Lingual Vitamin B12 500mcg with Folic Acid 100 lozengesNZ$23.80
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Folic Acid Info
Folic Acid is the name for the synthetic form of Folate, the naturally occurring form of the water soluble vitamin B9, found in high amounts in leafy green vegetables, beetroot, citrus fruits, legumes and liver. Folic acid is produced for use in fortified foods and supplements, and is converted to its biologically active form by the liver. Most fruits and vegetables contain good levels of natural folate, while bread, cereals and yeast extracts are generally fortified with folic acid.
The importance of adequate folic acid levels during the pre-conception period in reducing the risk of neural tube defects (NTDs) is well established. Your need for folates is higher during pregnancy and supplementing folic acid from the preconception stage onwards is accepted best practice. Its protective action may also help to prevent miscarriage.
Folic Acid Benefits
Folates are vital nutrients for the biosynthesis of DNA and RNA, and building blood cells and tissue. Because of its key role in cell division and cell formation as the baby develops, adequate folate levels are essential for healthy foetal development prior to conception and during the first trimester. Low levels can cause NTDs.
Folic acid also stimulates production of hydrochloric acid (HCl) in the stomach.
Every part of the body is affected by a folate deficiency, particularly the cells of the blood, gastrointestinal tract and genital tract.
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I love that this is one tablet a day and also that you get so many in a bottle! Also, very affordable
It seems to be ok so far I haven't had it longer enough to make a full judgment on it but i would recommend it to my friends its so far so good
It's nice product.
Me and my partner taking this everyday for preparing have a baby. It's natural and easy to take. So good.
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