||Vitamin : FOLIC ACID
Why it is needed
This B-Vitamin helps synthesize nucleic acids such as RNA & DNA. Necessary for red blood cell production, growth and reproduction. Essential during pregnancy, shown to reduce the risk of neural tube defects (birth defects affecting the brain and/or spinal cord). The U.S. Public Health Service recommends 400mcg a day of folic acid for women of childbearing age.
Where it is found
Brewer's yeast, liver, and green leafy vegetables.
What it is most effective with
B-Complex, B-12, Biotin, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin C.
Needed for normal growth and development and red blood cell formation. Helps reduce risk of neural tube birth defects. May reduce the risk of cervical dysplasia.