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Folic acid prevents heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, type-2 diabetes and anemia and treats depression, as stated by Men’s Fitness. Folic acid supplements also assist the body in forming new red blood cells, proteins a... More »

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Folic acid is a type of B vitamin also referred to as folate, and it is essential for many bodily functions. Folic acid is important in aiding rapid tissue and cell growth, it helps prevent anemia, and when taken before ... More »

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In the United States, federal laws require enriching cereal, flour and other grain products with folic acid. Foods high in the natural form of the folic acid B-vitamin, folate, include leafy green vegetables, dried peas ... More »

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According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, folic acid plays a vital role in brain development and function and mental and emotional health. Folic acid helps the body produce DNA and RNA, so it is especially ... More »

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