Folacin, Pteroylglutamic Acid, Folate, Folinic Acid
Deficiency- Nutritional macrocytic anemia
RDA- 400 mcg
Optimal intake- 400-1,000 mg
Good Sources- Green leafy vegetables, soy beans, oranges
Discussion- Folic Acid has potential to fight homocysteine, thus reducing heart disease. Folic Acid is also a key factor in the prevention of many birth defects. Also known as Vitamin M
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