Folic Acid

Vitamin B9 is commonly known as folic acid and is essential for the development of red blood cells, and for the growth and division of all cells that deal with the process of repair. Vitamin B 9 is great for antiaging as it helps to prevent graying hair.  And, it helps to metabolize proteins.

The Importance of Folic Acid

What Happens When You Don’t Get Enough Folic Acid

A diet lacking in folic acid can lead to anemia, and hair loss, fatigue, poor circulation, depression and serious skin disorders.

Foods that contain phenolic acid include green leafy vegetables like spinach and lettuce, yeast, mushrooms, liver, peanuts and other nuts.

Folic Acid Benefits

The minimum daily requirement of folic acid is 0.4 mg.