The role of folic acid

Contributes to the production of blood cells 

Folic acid contributes to the formation of red and white blood cells in your body.

Helps with cell division 

Folic acid plays a role in the process of tissue growth and development in your body.

Supports your immune system 

Folic acid contributes to good resistance.

Good for your memory and concentration 

Folic acid is good for your memory, ability to concentrate, state of mind and cognitive ability. In addition, folic acid contributes towards resilience against stress.

Contributes to fitness

Folic acid helps reduce fatigue and tiredness.

Helps during your pregnancy 

Folic acid contributes to the development of your unborn baby during pregnancy.

Recommended Daily Allowance 

As an adult, you need 300µg folic acid per day.

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you require 400µg folic acid per day. 

The safe upper limit for folic acid is 1000µg for all adults.

Did you know … 

* WLS Forte contains sufficient folic acid and that you can therefore continue taking it during your pregnancy?

* Folic acid in the form of a supplement is 30-50% more effectively absorbed by your body than folic acid from vegetables or potatoes, for example?