The role of folic acid
Folic acid, also known as vitamin B9, is an indispensable nutrient in the human body. It is responsible for participating in many important physiological metabolisms in the body. It is an essential nutrient for cell growth. However, the human body cannot produce it by itself, so it needs to be supplemented through food or nutrients . Studies have pointed out that folic acid can help the early development of the fetal central nervous system and reduce the risk of spinal defects, so supplementing folic acid (400-800 micrograms per day) is especially important for women who are planning to become pregnant and pregnant women. In addition, folic acid is one of the elements that make red blood cells, also known as the "blood vitamin", so people with thalassemia also need additional folic acid.
Common Food Sources of Folic Acid
Green vegetables and fresh fruits, such as broccoli, spinach, asparagus, carrots, kiwis, oranges, etc. are rich in folic acid. Meat, beans, and grains, including egg yolks, walnuts, oats, and milk, are also rich in natural folic acid. However, since folic acid is a water-soluble vitamin, high-temperature cooking may cause the loss of folic acid. Therefore, it is recommended that men and women who are preparing for pregnancy, breastfeeding and pregnant women consume folic acid health supplements, and supplement them in an appropriate amount, but not more than 1000 mg. Moreover, folic acid in the body needs to work together with vitamin B12, so sufficient vitamin B12 or B vitamins are needed.
Folic Acid Supplements
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