Folic Acid

Updated: Jul 16, 2019


Why is Folic Acid necessary?

  • Essential for brain and nerve function

  • Important to be taken  during pregnancy to prevent neural tube defects by developing the brain and nerves.

  • Helps the body make effective use of protein

  • Needed for red blood cell formation

  • Used to treat anaemia

What are the signs of deficiency?

  • Anaemia

  • Fatigue

  • Poor memory

  • Premature greying hair

  • Growth problems

  • Poor appetite

  • Anxiety or depression

Top foods

  • Chickpeas

  • Spinach

  • Lentils

  • Avocado

  • Asparagus

  • Broccoli

  • Black beans

  • Kidney Beans

  • Sprouts | Sesame seeds

  • Collard greens

  • Okra

  • Nuts

  • Cauliflower

High Risk Factors

  • Processed food

  • Birth control pill

Caution: Please make sure you have a balanced diet, if you are not sure feel free to get in contact. If you are worried about any of your symptoms please consult with a medical doctor.

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If you do suspect you are seriously ill I would advise you to first seek medical attention.