Vitamin B9

Dosage: 100 mcg (25% Daily Value)

FORM: FOLIC ACID   
SOURCE : USA

FOUND IN

ANIMAL PROTEIN = beef liver, salmon

DIARY PRODUCTS = milk

FRUITS = avocado, bananas, oranges

VEGETABLES = spinach, dark leafy greens, asparagus, turnips, beets,mustard greens, brussels sprouts, root vegetables, mushrooms, cauliflower, peas

LEGUMES = lima beans, soybeans, kidney beans, white beans, lima beans, mung beans, lentils

GRAINS = whole grains, wheat germ, bulgur wheat, brewer’s yeast, brown rice

OTHER = orange juice

ROLE
Promotes healthy hair, skin and nails
Helps the body to produce and maintain new cells/energy

HOW WE USE IT 

In our coffees and green tea in combination with other B and D vitamins to enhance positive complex effects

Benefits

  • Promotes immune health
  • Promotes healthy digestion
  • Supports the nervous system
  • Helps to build and repair skin cells
  • Helps in the growth and maintenance of muscle tissue growth

    Signs of a Deficiency

    • Dry, cracked skin
    • Irrirability

    Populations at risk of B9 deficiency

    • Pregnant women or women looking to become pregnant
    • Breast feeding mothers
    • Heavy drinkers
    • Those frequently using diuretics or laxatives
    • Those with liver disease
    • Those on kidney dialysis
    • Anyone taking medication for diabetes
    • Anyone taking methotrexate

    Frequency of US Population With B9 Deficiency

        • Low levels most in healthy adults