Functions and types of Folic acid.

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  • Created on: 23-12-13 15:57
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  • Folic Acid
    • Types
      • Synthetic - folic acid found in supplements and fortified breakfast cereals and margarine.
        • Natural - folate acid - found in green leafy veg, mushrooms, nuts, poultry and liver.
    • Functions
      • Works with vitamin b6 and b12 to help with cell devision, growth and production.
      • Helps to form red blood cells and prevent megoblastic anemia
      • Amino acid metabolism
      • Helps to prevent chd and cardio vascular disease


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