What is Folic Acid?
Folic Acid, also known as Vitamin B9, is a synthetic form of Folate. Folate can be found in foods such as eggs, broccoli & avocados. It’s perhaps best known as being an important vitamin to take during pregnancy as it’s able to increase maternal folate status.
For nutritional support during pregnancy, folic acid is recommended before conception & during pregnancy. Peak Supps Folic Acid tablets provide 400mcg of Folic Acid. Providing you with 200% of your daily NRV.
The NHS advisory Folate / Folic acid intakes are 200mcg per day for adults.
For pregnant women it is generally advised at 400mcg per day until they are 12 weeks pregnant.
However, for some women with a higher risk of a neural tube defect are advised to take a higher amount of 5mg a day.
We recommend reading the guidelines on the NHS website for more information - https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vitamins-and-minerals/vitamin-b/#folic-acid
Benefits of Folic Acid:
- Each tablet provides 400mcg Folic Acid (200% NRV).
- Synthetic form of the B Vitamin Folate.
- Folic Acid is recommended for women before conception & during pregnancy.
- Increases maternal folate status.
- Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
Who is Folic Acid suitable for?
Peak Supps Folic Acid Tablets are suitable for those looking for a high-quality Folic Acid supplement. They are suitable for the general public and athletes.
If you’re currently taking medication and/or pregnant, we would recommend checking with a doctor or medical professional before taking this supplement.
European Commission – Health & Nutrition Claims:
Supplemental folic acid intake increases maternal folate status. Low maternal folate status is a risk factor in the development of neural tube defects in the developing foetus.
*Women of child-bearing age can receive this beneficial effect with a supplemental folic acid daily intake of 400mcg for at least one month before and up to three months after conception.
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As a food supplement, we recommend taking 1 tablet daily with food.
*Pregnant women should consult with their doctor before using this supplement.
*Do not exceed the recommended intake.
1 Tablet provides:
Folic Acid – 400mcg (200% NRV)
*Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
*Product is GMO Free.
Bulking Agents (Micro Crystalline Cellulose, Di Calcium Phosphate), Folic Acid, Anti Caking Agents (Magnesium Stearate, Silica).