If you are looking for a quality product at an affordable pricing, Swanson supplements are the best. I have been using Swanson Folic Acid (Vitamin B-9) capsules for the last three years, and this product has helped me in multiple ways. Ladies, make sure you get your daily dose of B-9, especially if you’re pregnant”- Product Review by Jamaliah, midwife, Singapore
Benefits of Folate (Vitamin B-9):
- Helps to prevent miscarriage in pregnant women and certain birth defects in fetus'
- Helps the bowel to absorb nutrients properly
- Prevents and treats folate deficiency and anemia
Folic acid is the most important nutrient required during pregnancy. Folic acid (Vitamin B-9) helps in reducing the risk of Neural Tube Defects in women. The requirement of folic acid is higher during pregnancy, and according to studies, women should take folic acid supplements to meet the daily requirement in pregnancy. According to the U.S. Public Health Service, the daily intake of 400 mcg of folic acid during pregnancy reduces the risk of developing neural conditions or birth defects in babies.
One of the major benefits of this vitamin is that it reduces the risk of heart disease quite significantly by counteracting the action of homocysteine.