What is Folic Acid?
Folic acid is a water-soluble vitamin. It’s a synthetic version of folate, one of the B vitamins. Helps your body produce and maintain new cells, and also helps prevent changes to DNA that may lead to cancer.
Natural and has many health benefits for human health, including:
- Prevents birth defects
- Prevents pregnancy complications
- Maintains brain health
- Treats some mental health conditions
- Reduces heart disease risk factors
- May help improve blood sugar regulation
- May reduce insulin resistance in people with diabetes
- Reduces markers of inflammation
Possible Side Effects From Ingesting Folic Acid?
N/A if no allergies are present
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