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Folic Acid Deficiency – Causes and Prevention


Folic acid deficiency is a situation whereby the folic acid levels in the body become very low. Folic acid is a type of B vitamin that helps to repair the DNA of the body. (1)(2) Also, it helps the production of red blood cells (RBCs). When the folic acid level in one’s diet is low, that person can end up with folic acid deficiency. To get enough folic acid for the optimal functioning of your body, certain foods that are good sources of folate are recommended. Such foods are dark green vegetables, fruits, nuts, beans, grain products, and more. When folic acid levels in your body are low, it can result in a deficiency in just a few short weeks....
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What is methylated folic acid?


Methylated folic acid, also more correctly referred to as methylfolate, is a nutrient that belongs to the vitamin B family. The body needs folate and cannot produce it on its own, so folate needs to be consumed in the diet or by supplementation.  Folate is primarily responsible for the easy conversion of carbohydrates into glucose in our bodies. Folate is essential in red blood cell formation, cell division, detoxification and the production of some neurotransmitters.  For this reason, folic acid is a supplement often prescribed to pregnant women to prevent certain birth defects.(2) Why methylated folate is growing in popularity Although folate is needed by the body and folic acid is widely used as a supplement, recent research has identified...
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