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Lamberts Folic Acid 400mcg 100 Tablets

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Lamberts Folic Acid 400mcg 100 Tablets
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Description

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Lamberts Folic Acid 400mcg 100 Tablets are small, easy to swallow tablets, which deliver the the level of folic acid recommended by the DoH. 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 Department of Health 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.
  • Small and easy to swallow tablets.
  • Suitable for vegetarians.
  • Delivers the level of Folic Acid, as recommended by the DoH.
  • Recommended for women planning and during pregnancy.
  • Also known for its role in reducing homocysteine.

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.

Summary

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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.

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.

Directions of use

Directions

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.

Caution:

  • 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.
Ingredients

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A yellow round tablet, measuring 4mm in diameter

Each tablet delivers:
Folic Acid 400µg

Tableted with:
DiCalcium Phosphate, Cellulose, Silicon Dioxide, Stearic Acid, Magnesium Stearate. 

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Delivery

Orders under £50:

Royal Mail £3.99 delivery within 1-3 working days from dispatch.

 

Orders over £50:

Free Delivery within 1-3 working days from dispatch.

 

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