Folic acid is a necessary precursor for the manufacture of genertic material like RNA and DNA. It also assists in the growth and repair of tissues and in the conversion of fats and amino acids into other useful products in the body.* Nature's Way folic acid is 100% natural. It contains no artificial ingredients or preservatives.
Other Ingredients: Vegetable Gelatin.
Directions: Take one capsule daily with a meal or water.
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1) What is folic acid?
Folic acid is a type of B vitamin that is normally found in foods such as dried beans, peas, lentils, oranges, whole-wheat products, liver, asparagus, beets, broccoli, brussels sprouts, and spinach.
Folic acid helps your body produce and maintain new cells, and also helps prevent changes to DNA that may lead to cancer.
2) Are there any side effects to taking folic acid supplement?
If any of the following side effects occur while taking folic acid, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible: fever, general weakness or discomfort, reddened skin, shortness of breath, skin rash or itching, tightness in chest, troubled breathing or wheezing.
3) Why is folic acid prescribed in pregnancy?
Folic acid’s benefits in pregnancy are well documented. Supplementation before conception, and in the first few weeks of pregnancy, significantly and substantially lower the risk of several different birth defects, including neural tube defects (NTDs). The neural tube is the embryonic precursor to the brain and spinal column. NTDs include very serious defects like spinal bifida and anencephaly, birth without part of the brain.
4) Is there any danger for getting too much folic acid?
Getting too much folic acid is generally not a concern. The RDA intake for men and women above 19 years is 400 µg and for pregnant women it is 600 µg.
If you are thinking about taking our folic acid supplement, consult your doctor first especially if you are on medication. Folic acid supplement may interact with certain supplements.
5) What are Vegetarian capsules made of ?
HPMC -- Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose -- is derived from vegetable cellulose. 100% natural, these capsules contain no preservatives, gelatin, wheat, animal by-products or starch, and they are made from pure cellulose of either pine or poplar. Capsules are fast dissolving in the stomach and easily digestible.
6) How big is the capsule ?Is it hard to swallow ?
The capsule size is medium to small. It’s very easy to swallow.
7) Is the product manufactured at a GMP certified plant?
Yes. All the products are manufactured at GMP certified plant (Good Manufacturing Practice) only
8) Can the powder be removed from the capsule and dissolved in water for someone who find it difficult to swallow the capsule ?
Yes. The capsule can be conveniently opened and contents can be dissolved in water before consuming.
9) Is the product Gluten-Free ?
Yes, the product is Gluten-Free
10) Is Dicalcium Phosphate safe ?
Yes. Dicalcium Phosphate is a safe filler used in the capsule.
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