Recommended Dietary Intakes
Men - 200 mcg
Women - 200 mcg
Vitamin Is Essential For...
and production of energy.
formation of red blood
healthy hair, skin and
a healthy pregnancy.
Liver, kidneys, beef,
poultry, oily fish, cheese, avocados, beans, beets, celery, eggs, milk,
fish, mushrooms, green leafy vegetables, nuts, seeds, lentils, brown rice,
barley, peas, orange juice, brewers yeast and fortified breakfast cereals.
Please note, the B vitamins
should be taken as a complex and not individually unless specially
A healthy diet should provide enough folic acid, but you may find you need
more if you are pregnant, just had an injury, or if you have been taking
drugs or the oral contraceptive long term. Caution should be taken as large
doses of Folic acid can mask a B12 deficiency which can lead to nerve
loss of appetite
red, inflamed tongue.