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The Newest on Water-Soluble Vitamins
Folate – Folic Acid/Vitamin B9 (Water-Soluble)
Nutrients in Food
Romaine Lettuce, Spinach,
Asparagus, Calf’s liver, Collard
Nutrient inhibiting factors:
Heat, light, air, antibiotics,
alcohol, oral contraceptives
Essential for the development of red blood cells; it shares this role with cobalt, iron, manganese, and vitamins B12 and C
Increased folate intake is vital during pregnancy; it is required for reproduction and in the formation of DNA and RNA, which cannot divide properly without folate
Vital for the prevention of blood disorders such as cardiovascular disease, anemia, and poor circulation
A folate deficiency may contribute to childhood leukemia
Reduces blood levels of harmful homocysteine and protects against such conditions as dementia and Alzheimer’s disease
Increased intake is required during periods of infection, mental fatigue, depression, insomnia, and irritability
Vital for the correct transfer of nerves messages and for cellular growth and reproduction
Vital for the production of new cells; a deficiency can cause skin conditions such as vitiligo, gingivitis, and cleft palate
Various forms of cancer are related to a folate deficiency, including lung, cervical, intestinal, and esophageal cancer
Vital for children’s growth; infants require more folate than adults
Protein is required for proper folate absorption
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Yours in Health,
Silke Heine, Owner of Simplify Holistic Nutrition
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