Folic acid, also known as vitamin B9, is a B-vitamin important for support of healthy heart and brain function and new red blood cell formation. While folic acid is often added to multi-vitamins, folic acid supplements may also be taken separately. The recommended dose for all women of childbearing age is at least 400 mcg of folic acid daily. Vitacost.com carries folic acid vitamins in doses up to 1,000 mcg per serving.**
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