Folic acid(葉酸)

Characteristics of nutrients

  • It is a water-soluble vitamin
  • It is classified as vitamin B group
  • Absorption rate is good when ingested with vitamin B12
  • It is mainly contained in green-yellow vegetables
  • Pregnant women will need about twice as much
  • It is easy to dissolve in water and vulnerable to heat


Function of nutrients

  • Helps to form cells of erythrocytes
  • Helps the development of fetuses with active cell division
  • Prevention of arteriosclerosis
  • Improvement of brain function



When nutrients are deficient

  • In normal dietary life there is no worry of lack due to insufficient intake
  • It tends to be scarce when pregnant
  • Anemia, fatigue, dizziness
  • Stomatitis, diarrhea, gastric ulcer, arteriosclerosis



When nutrients overdose

  • No worry of overdoing due to overdoing in normal eating habits
  • Please be careful of overdose by supplements
  • Neuropathy、Fever、Urticaria


Foods rich in nutrients

  • hen of the woods
  • Avocado
  • spinach
  • lever
  • Natto



  • Water-soluble vitamin B group
  • It helps the formation of erythrocytes with vitamin B12 (hematopoietic vitamin)
  • Vitamins that play an important role in the development of the fetus
  • In the early pregnancy, intake of about 2 times is recommended
  • Growth promotion
  • Anemia prevention
  • Prevention of arteriosclerosis
  • Improvement of brain functions



Nutrient list
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EnergyPantothenic acid
Saturated fatty acids n-3 fatty acids
Dietary fiber n-6 fatty acids
Vitamin ACalcium
Vitamin DMagnesium
Vitamin ERin
Vitamin KZinc
Vitamin B1Copper
Vitamin B2Manganese
Vitamin B6Lodine
Vitamin B12Selenium
Vitamin CChromium
Folic acidiron