Folate/Folic Acid

What It Does Daily Requirements Wholefood Sources

Builds  DNA and RNA, the building blocks of all cells; prevents some birth defects; lowers homocysteine levels, thereby protecting the heart

Adults:

Men: 400 mcg

Women: 400 mcg

 

Children:

Ages 1-3: 150 mcg

Ages 4-8: 200 mcg

Enriched grains, dark leafy greens, whole grains; fortified breads, flours and cereals; citrus

 

Hero Products Containing Folate/Folic Acid

Folic Acid supplements help to keep our cells healthy. Slice of Life gummy vitamins for adults are an excellent way to stay healthy. Be sure to check out our Yummi Bears for your kids, too.