Folate | 400mcg | 100%DV
One of the B vitamins, long-term supplementation of folate is associated with reductions in the risk of stroke (up to 10%) and cardiovascular disease. Folate is essential for the body to make DNA, RNA, and metabolise amino acids which are required for cell division. Since the human body cannot make folic acid, it is required as part of a healthy diet.
Folic acid taken during pregnanc has been linked to a lessened risk of neural tube defects and a 28% lower risk of newborn congenital heart defects. The United States Preventative Services Task Force recommends folic acid supplementation for all women able to become pregnant.
Folate deficiency may result in a type of anemia, symptoms can include tiredness, heart palpitations, and shortness of breath.
Side effects: There are no common side effects