Folic Acid

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 here.

If you are worried about any of your symptoms please consult with a medical doctor.