Water soluble. Plays a major role
in cellular metabolism including the
synthesis of some of the components
of DNA. Recent studies have suggested
that folic acid supplements may be
effective in lowering the risk of
Essential for the formation of red
Reduces damage to DNA.
Helps to reduce the level of homocysteine
in the blood. (Homocysteine is an
amino acid that is believed to cause
premature aging, heart disease and
Protects arterial aging.
Builds up resistance to infection
Essential for genetic code transmission.
Prevents spina bifida (birth defect).
Possibly spina bifida.
Apricots. Avocado. Asparagus. Artichokes.
Bananas. Black-eyed peas. Beans. Carrots.
Chickpeas (garbanzo beans). Egg yolks.
Melon. Orange juice. Green leafy vegetables
(spinach, asparagus and broccoli).
Lentils. Liver. Whole grains. Yeast.
For adults over 13 years - 400 micrograms
For pregnant women - 600 micrograms,
(and lactating women, 500 micrograms).
EU RDA: 200-360 mcg
Stress. Alcohol. Caffeine. Tobacco.
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