Folic acid, also called folate, folacin, or vitamin B9 is a recommended supplement for pregnant women. But, did you know that folic acid is additionally necessary for the heart and Alzheimer’s prevention? Folate is something important for several bodily functions, like the synthesis and repair of DNA, cellular growth and division, protein production, and red blood cell formation.
Learn more about its benefits:
1. Great for the skin, nails, and hair
Folate helps with nail and hair growth, fights acne and dermatitis, controls oiliness and also gives an wonderful glow to the skin. Essential during pregnancy, for fetal development and neural tubes formation.