FOLIC ACID 400µg
Folic acid plays an essential role in cell multiplication and is critical in DNA and RNA formation, and is therefore especially important in foetal development. It is now widely accepted and established that lack of folate during the first trimester of pregnancy increases the risk of neural tube defects in the developing baby. Folic acid in also known to play an important part in the body's regulation of homocysteine, the amino acid like compound that is implicated in the damage that occurs to the lining of blood vessel walls that can then lead to the build up of plaques.
Tested on animals?
Vegan or vegetarian?
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
Keep away from children.
Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.
Food supplements should not replace a balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.
A large intake of folic acid may mask the symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency (Pernicious Anaemia).
Folic acid is especially important in foetal development with the Department of Health advising that all women planning pregnancy should take a supplement of 400µg daily from the start of trying to conceive until the 12th week of pregnancy.
Folic acid, DiCalcium Phosphate, Cellulose, Anti-caking Agents (Silicon Dioxide, Stearic Acid & Magnesium Stearate).
1 tablet daily with a meal