Vitamin B9 - Folic Acid

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Vitamin B9 - Folic Acid

Fast Facts - Studies suggest that consuming adequate amounts of vitamin B9 esults in a decreased risk of contracting Alzheimer's Disease. - Protects against heart disease and is proven to boost cardiovascular health and decrease risk of heart attacks.

Asparagus, avocadoes, romaine lettuce and wheat bread all contain over 2o% of our daily intake of vitamin B9.

DRI (for teens)Recommended Intake - 400 µgPregnancy - 200 µgBreastfeeding - 100 µgTolerable Upper Level Intake - 800 µgµg = microgram

Reduces risk of cancer and slows aging!

181µg (45% DV)per 100 grams

208µg (52% DV)per 100 grams

Vitamin B9-Folic Acid(Folate)By: Teresa Sisi

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/alt_formats/hpfb-dgpsa/pdf/nutrition/dri_tables-eng.pdf


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