Folic Acid 400µg
These small, easy to swallow, tablets are made in the UK to pharmaceutical GMP standards and deliver the level of folic acid recommended by the DoH.Folic Acid is well known for the important role it plays in the health and development of an unborn baby. The Department of Health now recommends that all women planning a pregnancy as well as those during the first 3 months of pregnancy take a supplement of 400µg of Folic Acid daily. This is good advice as official data shows that 47% of women have dietary intakes below the RNI of 200µg per day. More recently Folic acid has been in the news as it contributes to normal homocysteine metabolism which is a compound implicated in the build up of plaques within blood vessel walls. Folic acid is therefore an important nutrient in all adults’ diets, not just in pregnancy, which is one good reason to eat plenty of green leafy vegetables, a rich source of this important nutrient. Folic acid also contributes to the normal function of the immune system and to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue. Daily intake: 1 tablet
A yellow round tablet Each tablet delivers: Folic Acid 400µg Tableted with: DiCalcium Phosphate, Cellulose, Silicon Dioxide, Stearic Acid, Magnesium Stearate. Disintegration Time Less than 1 hour. Suitable for vegetarians.
Usage & Administration
1 tablet daily
Allergen Advice The following list of allergens are excluded: Wheat, Gluten, Barley, Soya, Eggs, Milk and milk products, Lactose, Nuts, Sulphites, Celery, Fish, Shellfish and Yeast. Cautions A large intake of folic acid may mask the signs and symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency (Pernicious Anaemia). Storage instructions To be stored in a cool, dry place and protected from light. Legal category Food supplement.
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