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Folic Acid Benefits and Deficiencies

Folic Acid Benefits and Deficiencies

Folic acid is also known as pteroylglutamic acid, folate, folacin and vitamin B9. No matter what you call it, it is essential for many metabolic processes. Folic acid is involved with the breakdown of fats, carbohydrates and proteins and turning them into glucose for energy production (ATP). Folic acid plays a role in nucleic acid [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Vitamins

Vitamins

Vitamins are a group of substances found in foods that are essential for growth, health, and preservation of life itself. The relationship between important food components and health and well-being had been known for hundreds of years, but the specific role of these components was discovered in the 20th century. Vitamins are grouped together as [...]

September 29, 2011 More