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A - Z of Vitamins & Supplements

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Folate (Vitamin B9) and Vitamin B12

Folic acid (Vitamin B9), known as Folate, helps the body form healthy red blood cells, reduce the risk of central neural tube defects in unborn babies.

Sources of Folic Acid: Chickpeas; Peas; Asparagus; Spinach; Liver; Brussels Sprouts, Broccoli and fortified breakfast cereals. By eating a varied and healthy, balanced diet, most people will get sufficient amounts of folic acid. If pregnant or trying for a baby speak to your doctor about taking a Folic Acid supplement.


Folate and Vitamin B12 - Herbal remedy for Alzheimer’s Disease & Heart Disease: Both prevent elevated levels of homocysteine that is a naturally occurring amino acid that increases the risk for Alzheimer's disease and heart disease. Foods containing folate include: avocados; bananas; oranges; asparagus; green leafy vegetables; and dried beans.  B12 vitamin: It may be important for preventing or delaying the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease

Always seek professional medical advice before taking herbal medications
     

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