10% Folate and FA from Spinach/Lemon Peel
OrgaVitaz B9 is a standardized extract blend of Organic Spinach that offers 10% Food Folate and Organic Lemon Peel Folic Acid.
Spinach is one of the best source of food folate. Spinach is a super food loaded with nutrition that provide protein, vitamins and minerals.
5 mg of OrgaVitaz B9 provides 100% US RDA of Folates and 8-10mg of Orgavitaz B9 is recommended for pregnant women
Folate Biological Function
Folate acts as a cosubstrate in single-carbon transfers in the synthesis of nucleic acids amino acid metabolism. Folate-dependent reactions include conversion of homocysteine to methionine in the synthesis of S-adenosyl-methionine, and methylation of deoxyuridylate to thymidylate in the formation of DNA, is required for proper cell division.
Alcoholics, pregnant women and women at child bearing age are likely to be at high folate deficiency risk.
Folate Health Benefits
- Supplementing with folates before conception can reduce NTD by around 70% and helps avoid birth defects.
- Folate helps lower homocysteine levels and acts as a cardioprotective vitamin.
- Claims suggest that folates helps relieve depression and reduce cancer risk.