Folic acid is a B vitamin that supports energy production, immunity, and formation of red blood cells. It is involved in DNA formation and fetal development in the first few weeks of pregnancy. Folic Acid from webber naturals is used to prevent folic acid deficiency.
- Helps protect DNA to prevent birth defects in unborn children
- Necessary for proper brain function
- Helps lower homocysteine levels in the blood
- Aids in the production of healthy red blood cells
Folic acid is needed for energy production, immune support and formation of red blood cells. Cervical dysplasia, which is the forerunner of cervical cancer, and the incidence of fetal neural tube defects, are thought to be connected with a folic acid deficiency. Folic acid deficiency is probably the most common vitamin deficiency in North America. Folic acid is critical to the formation of DNA and is crucial in fetal development in the first few weeks of pregnancy, a time when most women do not realize that they are expecting. Many studies show that folic acid supplementation prevents birth defects. Women of childbearing age should supplement with folic acid. As well, birth control pills increase the body’s demand for folic acid and may result in folic acid deficiency.
Folic acid is vital to proper cell division and prevents damage to cellular DNA, helping to reduce the risk of colon polyps, colorectal cancer and cervical cancer. Folic acid may also lower homocysteine levels in the blood. High levels of homocysteine are associated with increased risk of heart attack and stroke.
Folic acid has a low toxicity. A 1000-fold increase in the daily requirement may be consumed with no harmful effects.
Recommended Dosage (adults 19 years & older):
- Take orally 1 tablet daily or as directed by a physician
|Each tablet contains:|
|Folic acid (folate)||1 mg|
Microcrystalline cellulose, dicalcium phosphate dihydrate, vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant).