Vitamin B9 or Folic Acid or Folate

Vegetables - Vitamin B9UK – 200ug (Female), 200ug (Males)

USA – 400ug (Female), 400ug (Males)

Needed For: Formation of blood cells, cell growth and division. It is especially important for pregnant woman, who may be advised to take a supplement. This is because it aids the proper development of the foetus. It can also help prevent problems such as spina bifida in babies.

Found In: Wholegrains, Yeast Extract, offal, nuts and green leafy vegetables.

Go here to find the list of essential vitamins and minerals we all need

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