Nutriva Folix 400

Product Description

FOLIC ACID or vitamin B9 must necessarily be introduced with the foods not being produced by the body, but only in part by the intestinal bacterial flora.The daily requirement is about 0.2 mg in adults and increases in special conditions such as pregnancy and in situations of altered intestinal absorption (such as celiac disease). FOLIC ACID is essential for the synthesis of nucleic acids, proteins, in the formation of hemoglobin and for the absorption of iron in the intestine. Being involved in the processes of proliferation and maturation of cells, it plays an important role in preserving intact and some tissues such as bone marrow function. Recently it was shown that the intake of folic acid is also important in reducing homocysteine ​​levels in the blood. Deficiencies of folic acid have been detected in people with excessive protein diets without any corresponding assumption of a sufficient quantity of plants and in people prone to depression. Clinical studies have shown that taking folic acid during pregnancy is essential for the prevention of spina bifida and other birth defects. Women who have low levels of folate have a much higher risk of giving birth to infants with neural tube defects, such as to have prompted the FDA to require the addition of folic acid in many products from cereals. The folic acid in pregnancy and lactation rooms 400 and 350 mcg / day, respectively. The daily dose of 400 mcg is recommended to pregnant women and of reproductive age. The product is free of sugar, salt, starch, milk and dairy, gluten, yeast, soy, artificial colors and flavors, GMO.

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