This week is National Folic Acid Awareness Week, and Folic Acid should be part of a healthy lifestyle every day of the week. Your body uses Folic Acid every day to stay healthy, and the National Council on Folic Acid recommends taking vitamin with at least 400mcg Folic Acid every day.
What is Folic Acid?
Most people don’t know that it’s difficult to get certain vitamins from food alone. Folic Acid is a synthetic form of the naturally occurring folate in foods. Folate is found in foods such as leafy green vegetables, beans, liver and some fruit. Folic Acid is found in multivitamins and fortified foods such as breakfast c