Lamberts Folic Acid 400mcg
Lamberts Folic Acid 400mcg 100 Tablets are small, easy to swallow tablets, which deliver the the level of Folic Acid recommended by the Department of Health (DoH).
What does Folic Acid do?
Folic acid plays an essential role in cell multiplication and is critical in DNA and RNA formation, making it especially important in foetal development. The DoH now recommends that all women planning a Pregnancy (including those during the first 3 months of pregnancy) take a daily supplement of 400µg of folic acid.
Folic acid is also known for its role in reducing homocysteine, a harmful chemical present in blood that is linked to heart disease. Official data indicates that 9 out of 10 adults do not consume enough folic acid, with 47% of women below the RNI intake of 200µg per day.
- 100 Tablets.
- Suitable for vegetarians.
- Small and easy to swallow tablets.
- Also known for its role in reducing homocysteine.
- Recommended for women planning & during pregnancy.
- Delivers the level of folic acid, as recommended by the DoH.
Folic acid is a water soluble vitamin which the Body can not store for long. Good Food sources include green vegetables and whole grains. However cooking and storage can deplete the levels in food, which is why supplementation is advised. Recent studies show that folic acid Supplements are well absorbed and are a reliable way to guard against dietary deficiencies. Lamberts Folic Acid Tablets provide 400µg of folic acid which is up to 3 times the level supplied by many peoples diets, and the level that is increasingly recommmended.
What foods have Folic Acid?
Many adults do not consume sufficient levels of folic acid in their daily diets and the body is unable to store it. It is found in many green vegetables such as spinach, sprouts, broccoli and green beans.
Why is Folic Acid important during pregnancy?
Pregnant women are encouraged to take folic acid supplements to minimise the risk of spina bifida and other neural tube defects. It is also linked with the production of blood cells, healing wounds and the building of muscle. Folic acid is also used alongside Methotrexate to treat crohn's disease, psoriasis and in arthritis to combat the side effects of methotrexate under strict medical supervision.
Take 1 Lamberts Folic Acid 400mcg 100 Tablet daily with a meal or as directed by a pharmacist or practitioner.
Disintegration Time: Less than 1 hour.
- Keep away from children.
- Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.
- Food supplements should not replace a balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.
- A large intake of folic acid may mask the symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency (Pernicious Anaemia).
- Folic acid is especially important in foetal development with the Department of Health advising that all women planning pregnancy should take a supplement of 400µg daily from the start of trying to conceive until the 12th week of pregnancy.
Lamberts Folic Acid 400mcg 100 Tablets should be stored in a cool dry place and protected from light.
A yellow round tablet, measuring 4mm in diameter
Each tablet delivers:
Folic Acid 400µg
DiCalcium Phosphate, Cellulose, Silicon Dioxide, Stearic Acid, Magnesium Stearate.
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