Folate is one of the most essential nutrients needed during rapid cell division and growth; therefore, it comes as no surprise that pregnancy doubles the need for dietary folates. Folate also plays a significant role in helping to maintain proper homocysteine levels.
Symptoms of deficiency include:
- Getting Sick / Poor Immune Function
- Chronic Low Energy
- Poor Digestion
- Irritability / Changes in Mood
- Pale Skin
- Canker Sores in the Mouth
Benefits of Folate
Supports a Healthy Pregnancy
Helps the Body Utilize Iron, Vitamin B12, and Amino Acids
Might Help Prevent Cancer
Supports Heart Health
Protects Cognitive Function
Can Help Prevent Depression
Top folate food sources include spinach, beef liver, black eyed peas, asparagus, broccoli, brussel sprouts, mustard greens, kidney beans, romaine lettuce, avocado, wheat germ, and oranges.
Ultra B12-Folate is a unique formula that combines vitamin B12 with a proprietary blend of safe, naturally-occurring folates. These folates are found in foods such as eggs and spinach and are immediately ‘active’ and bioavailable to the human body.