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Nutrient - Folic Acid

(Folate)

By Nutri People

Folic acid helps make red blood cells, nucleic acids and DNA. It stimulates the stomach to make digestive juice and works closely with all B vitamins, especially B12, and vitamins C and E. It supports healthy cell division, brain, liver and digestive functions, protein breakdown and use, hair, tongue, pregnancy, blood circulation, eyes, joints, appetite, mood and memory.  Some drugs, illness, alcohol, stress, smoking, the Pill, HRT and ageing deplete levels. Taking folic acid can mask B12 deficiency and B12 deficiency causes folic acid deficiency.


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