Sunday, August 23, 2009

Power of Folic Acid

Folic Acid is very important while pregnancy or if you want to get pregnant. Other name includes folate or folacin. Check out some important information ive gathered through my readings on this.

1. Why pregnant lady need Folic Acid?
Ability to prevent birth defect (spinal cord and brain)

2. I’m not pregnant but planning to conceive. Do I to take it?
Yes. Women who don’t get enough may increase chance of miscarriage.

3. What is the suitable intake?
While pregnant ; Daily dosage and Conception ; 3 months before. Standard dose of folic acid is 400 microgram. But please consult on your gyne as it may differ every pregnant lady.

4. Which food contains Folic Acid?
Folid acid is one of the Vitamin B supplement. Other natural food that contain Folic Acid are; Chicken liver, beef liver, asparagus, papaya, broccoli, eggs, orange juice, peanuts, salmon etc.

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