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Folic acid or folate is a B-vitamin essential for numerous bodily functions. Humans cannot synthesize folate; therefore, the daily requirement for folate has to be supplied through the diet. The average diet often falls short in folate requirement, increasing risk for pregnancy complication, anemia, heart disease, and fatigue. Betancourt Nutrition Essentials Folic Acid provides 100% the daily requirement of folic acid to assure your nutritional needs are being met and your body is performing at peak function.
Folic acid plays a key role in cell division, DNA synthesis, red blood cell production, and the manufacturing of brain chemicals involved in neurotransmission. Folic acid also plays an important role in the development of a healthy fetus during pregnancy, and can also reduce risk of other pregnancy complications such as pre-eclampsia.
With just one serving of Betancourt Nutrition Essentials Folic Acid per day, you can meet your daily needs and fuel your body with optimal nutrition. In addition to fueling essential functions in the body, studies have also found that by keeping levels of homocysteine low, folic acid can actually reduce the risk for heart disease and help promote healthy heart function.
More and more people are missing this essential nutrient in their diet. Choose Betancourt Nutrition Essentials Folic Acid and rest easy knowing you’ve reached your daily recommended value of this crucial vitamin.
Betancourt Essentials Folic Acid provides 400 mcg of pure Folic Acid to ensure you reach your recommended daily value, supporting your growing body and nervous system.
Take 1 tablet daily, preferably with a meal for maximum absorption.
If you are pregnant, nursing, or taking any medications, consult with your doctor before use.
Folate (as Folic Acid) – Folic acid is a B-vitamin essential for numerous bodily functions including DNA repair and synthesis. Folate is especially important during times of rapid cell division and growth, such as in infancy and pregnancy. Daily intake of folate has been found to reduce risk of heart disease and prevent common deficiency symptoms, such as weakness, shortness of breath, and irritability.
Q. Can Children Take Betancourt Essentials Folic Acid?
A. No, keep Betancourt Essentials Folic Acid out of reach of children. Children have a much smaller daily requirement for folic acid and taking an adult folate supplement poses risk for toxicity.
Q. How Many Servings Are in Each Bottle?
A. Each bottle contains 100 tablets. If taken daily and as directed, this amount will last 100 days or about 3 months.
Q. Can I Take More Than One Serving a Day?
A. Folate is a water-soluble B-vitamin. Because of this, any folate consumed beyond your daily requirements will be excreted through urine. While taking a second serving of Betancourt Essentials Folic Acid likely won’t cause any adverse side effects, there will be no additional benefit and the excess will be likely be wasted.
Q. Do I Really Need a Folic Acid Supplement?
A. Folic acid is a crucial essential daily vitamin that is often lacking in the average diet. To ensure optimal performance and functioning of the body, as well as to reduce risk of disease, taking a daily folic acid supplement is highly recommended.