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Nutrigold Folic Acid 400mcg - Important for foetal development and recommended for all women planning a pregnancy. Vital for heart and cardiovascular health
Code: NGNC100Brand: NutrigoldForm (e.g. capsules): CapsulesIf this product is unavailable: Please see alternatives at bottom of page
Folic acid is especially important in foetal development with the Department of Health advising that all women planning a pregnancy should take a supplement of 400µg daily from the start of trying to conceive until the 12th week of pregnancy. Yet, despite the importance of folic acid, a recent poll found that only 56 per cent of women aged 15-55 were aware of its benefits and that just 15 per cent took a supplement both when trying for a baby and during the pregnancy.This nutrient is now also known to help heart health by its role in reducing homocysteine, a harmful chemical present in blood that is linked to heart disease. Indeed one team of researchers has estimated that increasing folic acid intake could reduce the risk of ischaemic heart disease by 16 per cent, deep vein thrombosis by 25 per cent, and stroke by 24 per cent. Still nine out of ten adults consume too little folic acid.
Directions for useTake one capsule daily, after food, or as directed by a practitioner.
Product CautionsDo not exceed the recommended daily intake.Store in a cool dry place. Do not take if seal is broken. Keep out of reach of children.Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet.
Nutrigold Folic Acid 400mcg is free from lactose, nuts, wheat and gluten, and is suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans