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The folic acid can cure a lot of disease

Cancer: Vitamin B9 is considered to be an essential component for reducing the occurrence of cancer in the human body. It helps eradicate the chances of cancer in various forms, including cervical cancer, colon cancer, and lung cancer. Thus, it is recommended by doctors to include this vitamin in sufficient amounts in your daily diet plan. […]

The normal questions about the folic acid

Why is folic acid so important?  Scientific research has proven that folic acid can prevent up to 70 percent of neural tube defects-birth defects of the brain and spinal cord-that are among the most serious types of birth defects. How much folic acid is needed to prevent birth defects?  The U.S. Public Health Service recommends […]

Folic Acid: the Vitamin That Helps Prevent Birth Defects

Folic Acid is An Important Vitamin Folic acid is a vitamin found in many foods and multivitamin supplements. It’s especially important for women who could become pregnant because folic acid can help prevent birth defects. Begin Each Day with Folic Acid There are three ways women can get enough folic acid. They can choose to: […]

How do I Choose the Best Folic Acid Pills?

Folic acid, sometimes referred to as folate, is a B-vitamin found in prenatal and multi-vitamin supplements as well as in folic acid pills. Other sources of folic acid are foods such as liver, legumes, fruits, and green leafy vegetables. Folic acid is important for the overall quality of health and is said to aid in […]

Folate from natural food sources is best

Folate from natural food sources is best Despite the risks associated with high levels of folic acid intake, it is well established that adequate folate intake from the consumption of folate-rich foods is essential for health. Folate aids the complete development of red blood cells, reduces levels of homocysteine in the blood, and supports nervous […]

The little known (but crucial) difference between folate and folic acid

The little known (but crucial) difference between folate and folic acid If I asked you which of these vitamins was found naturally in food, folate or folic acid, would you know the answer? If not, you’re in good company. Medical professionals, nutrition experts, and health practitioners frequently mix up the two, simply because the terms […]

Folic Acid: What Does It Do?

Folic acid is the synthetic version of folate. However, to make things more confusing, “folate” can refer to either the natural version, or the generic term for both the synthetic form and natural form together. Folate has very few roles in the horse, but the roles it does play are very important. It is involved […]


Folic acid Folic acid or vitamin B9 is a water soluble synthetic folate. Naturally occurring folate is found in many foods. Folates have an important role in nucleoprotein synthesis, homocysteine metabolism, cellular division, erythropoeisis, neural development and the synthesis of neurotransmitters. Folic acid is absorbed primarily by carrier mediated diffusion within the proximal small intestine. […]

Which horses will benefit from additional vitamins and why?

Which horses will benefit from additional vitamins and why? 1. Horses that are training and competing vigorously Why? Because hard-working horses require higher levels of many vitamins, especially those vitamins that serve as antioxidants (E, C, and beta carotene, a source of vitamin A). Antioxidants counter the effects of oxidative stress caused by heavy work. […]

Does Your Horse Need Extra Vitamins?

Does Your Horse Need Extra Vitamins? Vitamins are organic compounds, which, when provided in the proper amounts, play a major role in the well-being of your horse. They are vital to the promotion and regulation of virtually all of the body’s normal functions. Vitamins are available to your horse through a variety of sources, ranging […]