Folic Acid

Folic acid is sometimes used in combination with other medications to treat pernicious anemia. Take folic acid exactly as prescribed by your doctor...

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What to Know About Folic Acid

The Office of Dietary Supplements say that all women who could soon become pregnant should take 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid daily — from sup...

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Folate (Folic Acid)

Folic acid supplements can also help people who have poor diets or conditions that interfere with the body's ability to absorb folate. The syntheti...

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Folate Deficiency

If you don’t have enough folate in your diet, you may end up with a folate deficiency. Most people get enough folate from food. Folate levels in yo...

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Folate Deficiency

If left untreated, folate deficiency may result in folate deficiency anemia, which can cause severe complications. Most healthy people absorb suffi...

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Why is Folate Good for You?

Taking a supplement in the active, or reduced, form of L-methylfolate (5-MTHF) may help to make sure that the body is receiving folate in the most ...

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