You may hear about Folic Acid as it relates to pregnancy, but did you know everyone needs folic acid? Folic Acid is a B vitamin. It's found in foods, such as leafy vegetables and fortified cereals. Or you can take a multi-vitamin or supplement.
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You may hear about folic acid as it relates to pregnancy. But did you know everyone needs folic acid? Folic acid is a B vitamin. It’s found in foods such as leafy vegetables and fortified cereals or you can take a multivitamin or supplement. Folic is needed to make and maintain new cells. This is why it’s very important for a woman to take folic acid before she becomes pregnant to help prevent major birth defects involving her baby’s brain and spine. The Centers for Disease Control and prevention in the US Public Health Service recommend that women who could become pregnant get 400 micrograms of synthetic folic acid everyday. You could find more health and wellness tips on ICYou.com.

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