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Folic acid - essential for pregnancy, breastfeeding & desire to have children

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Folic acid - essential for pregnancy, breastfeeding & desire to have children

Folic acid belongs to the group of B vitamins. It is also known as vitamin B9 or folate. The human organism cannot produce the vitamin itself. It must be taken in with food. Folic acid is found in animal and vegetable foods. In the human organism, the vitamin is involved in cell division, growth processes and blood formation. It is essential for the production of genetic material and for the formation of red and white blood cells.

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