Non pregnant people should have 400 mcg of folic acid and pregnant woman should increase their folic acid intake to 800 mcg.
Normal pregnant women need 400 to 800 mcg of folic acid a day. You should talk to your Dr to see if you need to adjust.
Well, in a medium orange you have around 0.3mg of folic acid. So if you re pregnant have two a day and you re in business!
None. Folic acid is water-soluble and is eliminated by the kidneys in the urine.
In gummy vitamins, there are acceptable amounts of folic acid. Therefore, a person can get his or her daily value of folic acid in such vitamins without much of an issue.
Folic acid, a.k.a. folate, has a recommended daily allowance of 400 mcg a day.
You should be taking a Prenatal vitamin which contains Folic Acid. You may need to take a Folic Acid supplement if your doctor prescribes it. You will need to check with him first...
Folic acid is usually recommended to women during pregnancy. Males usually would not get much benefit from this supplement.
It is possible to drink too much water. However, taking folic acid concomitantly with an excess of water shouldn't make much of a difference. Drinking various amounts of water would not have much of an impact on folic acid's effectiveness or toxicity either.
Folic acid is necessary for blood cells to form. It is also important in order for DNA synthesis to occur and it is required for protein metabolism (being able to process protein). Without folic acid you would very much die.
It shouldn't harm you, but it may not have the same effectiveness as it used to. This is not as much of an issue for folic acid as it is for vitamins, so you may not even notice a difference.