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  • adjective Of or relating to foliage; pteroylglutamic, as in folic acid.

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  • How many childred were born with birth defects because supplement makers were not allowed to label folic acid has a preventative for spinal bifida?

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  • Folate that’s produced synthetically is called folic acid.

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  • Folate that’s produced synthetically is called folic acid.

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  • This was the reason that food was fortified with the synthetic form of folate called folic acid, which as it turns out is biochemically quite different in its effects.

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  • Vitamins B6, B12, and folate also called folic acid have a strongly positive influence on methylation, which can suppress the production of cortisol.8 Methylation also reduces the harmful amino acid homocysteine.9 Vitamin B6 also aids in the production of both GABA and serotonin, the two brain chemicals most likely to calm the fires of anxiety.10

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  • Folate (also referred to as folic acid), 800 mcg with at least 400 mcg coming from the active form or 5-MTHF (or L-methylfolate)

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  • In order to make pyrimidines, the parasite, like other organisms, needs first to make several forms of a vitamin called folic acid.

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  • In order to make pyrimidines, the parasite, like other organisms, needs first to make several forms of a vitamin called folic acid.

    The Edge of Evolution

  • In order to make pyrimidines, the parasite, like other organisms, needs first to make several forms of a vitamin called folic acid.

    The Edge of Evolution

  • In order to make pyrimidines, the parasite, like other organisms, needs first to make several forms of a vitamin called folic acid.

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