Question:

What is Folic Acid or Folate?

Answer:

It is a B-complex vitamin that is needed by the body to manufacture red blood cells. A deficiency of this vitamin causes certain types of anemia (low red blood cell count).This vitamin is especially important for pregnant women.

Some of the important sources that are considered high in Folic Acid include:
- Bread
- Pasta
- Breakfast cereal
- Rice
- Spinach
- Citrus fruits,
- Beans, and Peas
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