- Evergreen Folic acid can reduce your risk of having a baby with serious birth defects of the brain and spinal cord.
- Taking Evergreen folic acid for a longer period of time before conception may reduce the risk of premature birth.
- Evergreen folic acid + vitamin B12 provide dietary support for your cardiovascular system.
- Each tablet supplies 800 microgram of Evergreen folic and 100 percent Daily Value for pregnant or lactating women.
Recommended dose: Take one tablet daily.
Folic Acid is a B vitamin which contributes to normal maternal tissue growth during pregnancy. Adequate folic acid intake is needed during the pre-conception period, the time right before and just after a woman becomes pregnant.
Evergreen Folic Acid helps protect against a number of congenital malformations, including neural tube defects (which are the most notable birth defects that occur from folic acid deficiency). The risk of neural tube defects is significantly reduced when supplemental folic acid is consumed in addition to a healthy diet prior to and during the first month following conception. Supplementation with folic acid has also been shown to reduce the risk of congenital heart defects, cleft lips, limb defects, and urinary tract anomalies. Folic acid deficiency during pregnancy may also increase the risk of preterm delivery, infant low birth weight, fetal growth retardation, spontaneous abortion and pregnancy complications.
Therefore, it is recommended that women who are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant take 800 microgram folic acid daily.
Do NOT overload your system with 5mg Folic acid!
The RDA (recommended daily allowance) for pregnant women is 600-800 micrograms and the UL (tolerable upper intake levels, which is the highest level of intake known to avoid toxicity) is 1000 microgram or 1 milligram .
“Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet: Folate.” Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health