How quickly is folic acid absorbed by the body?

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Wie schnell wird Folsäure vom Körper aufgenommen?

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1. how quickly is folic acid absorbed by the body?

The onset of action of folic acid occurs when it is first taken. Folic acid is available in the form of capsules and tablets. Both forms are easy to handle and enter the circulation quickly. This is where the onset of action occurs. Many people ask themselves when is the right time to take folic acid. Taking it is independent of the time of day. However, folic acid should be taken in supplement form with water or juice.

    2) How can I increase my folic acid level?

    Folic acid levels can be increased by eating foods that contain folic acid. Vegetables with large amounts of folic acid include spinach, kale, lamb's lettuce, Brussels sprouts, and leeks. Legumes such as peas, chickpeas, lentils and kidney beans are also rich in folic acid. Fruits rich in folic acid include sour cherries, strawberries and grapes. Folic acid supplementation in the form of supplements can also be very helpful. You can choose between capsules and tablets.

    3 The daily requirement of folic acid

    The German Nutrition Society (DGE) recommends a daily intake of 400 micrograms of folic acid for an adult. People who consume larger amounts of alcohol have a higher requirement for folic acid. For women who wish to have children, nursing mothers or pregnant women, the recommended intake of folic acid is 800 micrograms per day. The dosage and daily requirement may vary in certain life situations, such as pregnancy and breastfeeding or during heavy physical exertion.

    4 Folic acid as a food supplement

    If you want to increase a folate level that is too low with a food supplement, you should definitely pay attention to the form of the active ingredient and its origin. Folate capsules are particularly suitable for increasing folate levels. They are very well tolerated and are utilized by the body to a high degree. The preparation should also not contain any chemical additives. If you buy a preparation from Germany, you can be sure that the product has also been produced safely and is of high quality.

    Folsäure Kapseln von Vitamineule

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    Vitamineule® Folic acid capsules

    In our online shop you will find our folic acid capsules from Vitamineule®, which are completely free of artificial additives. Vitamineule® folic acid capsules contain 400 µg pure folate per capsule. Each tin contains 90 capsules. In addition to fast & free shipping, we offer a voluntary six-month return guarantee on all products.

    5. conclusion: How quickly is folic acid absorbed by the body?

    The intake of folic acid in the form of food supplements is absorbed by the body from the first intake. The important thing here is that the intake is over a longer period of time. When it comes to supplementation, you can choose between capsules and tablets. Both forms are easy to use and enter the circulation quickly.


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