Where is folic acid stored?

Answer A small amount of folic acid is stored in the liver (about 7 mg), but this will be rapidly depleted if there is not sufficient dietary intake. The body's folic acid stores can only last a few months.

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Is it harmful for a pregnant woman to take one tablet of Folic Acid and a multi prenatal vitamin which has 1mg and 800mcg Folic Acid and other vitamins every day?

Answer It should be OK. Folic acid is water soluble, which means you will use what you need and urinate the rest out. My concern is why are you taking both? If you do not have a folic acid deficie... Read More »

Is 1 mg folic acid equal to 1000 mcg of folic acid?

1 mg is the equivalent of 1000 micrograms or mcg or ug. In the metric system a microgram is 1/1000 the weight of a milligram (mg), in other words it takes 1000mcg to equal 1 mg.

Is folic acid in peanuts?

Peanuts do contain some folic acid, but not an appreciable amount (and not even in the top 20 folate rich foods). Most folate rich foods consist of various beans, dark leafy greens, broccoli, and s... Read More »

What age can you buy folic acid?

Age is not a factor in buying folic acid and/or prenatal vitamins