- Contributes to energy metabolism
- Regulates homocysteine ??levels
- Participate in cell growth and regeneration
- Prevents birth defects
What is Folic Acid 400mcg?
Folic Acid 400mcg by Solgar is a product made from Folic Acid, also known as Folate, which is classified with the B vitamin group, specifically it corresponds to Vitamin B9.
What are the properties of Folic Acid 400mcg?
Folic acid is related to the normal growth of the fetus. Pregnant women are advised to consume folic acid to avoid malformations throughout the course of pregnancy, and even during lactation. What's more, woman who wish to become pregnant should have a medical examination and analysis to look for possible deficiencies, and even begin to take folic acid before pregnancy.
Another point is that it offers support to cardiovascular health: it reduces homocysteine ??levels, metabolizing it into the amino acid methionine. Due to certain nutritional deficiencies or due to a genetic predisposition, as well as the abuse of alcohol or other substances, there may be high levels of homocysteine, which is associated to heart problems.
Who is this Folic Acid 400mcg supplement for?
- Any woman seeking to become pregnant, during pregnancy or breastfeeding.