Folic Acid, New RDA* 2000 mg
Folic acid, known as folate in its natural form, is one of the B-group of vitamins. Folate is found in small amounts in many foods.
Folate is a water-soluble vitamin, which means you need it in your diet every day because it can't be stored in the body.
Folic acid (PGA) per se is not present in significant quantities in foods or in the human body. The derivatives of PGA which are predominantly present in the human body, and in plant- and animalderived foods, are reduced folates, mostly 5,6,7,8-tetrahydrofolates (THF), and also 7,8-dihydrofolate (DHF). Other modifications also occur.
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