The importance of vitamin B9 (folic acid) in the diet of women

Vitamin B9 (commonly called folic acid, also known as folate, pteroylglutamic acid, folacin) is one of the essential nutrients that we can find in nature in the form of folates. The name comes from the Latin word folium, which means a leaf. Vitamin B9 was discovered in the 1930s. In 1941, it was isolated from…

Folic acid (vitamin B9): properties. What is the role of folic acid?

Folic acid, also called vitamin B9, vitamin B11 or folacin, is essential for each human being and all cells of the organism. Unfortunately almost all people suffer from deficiencies of this vitamin. Lack of folic acid is especially dangerous to pregnant women, as it may cause serious fetus defects.   Folic acid (vitamin B9, vitamin…