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Folacin and folate are terms for compounds that provide folic acid activity.
Folacin is the generic term for several derivatives of folic acid, each of which has biological activity.
One of the most well-researched areas of the benefits of folacin concerns the proper development of a fetus.
While it's relatively easy to get additional folate (the form of the vitamin found naturally in foods) through the diet by eating leafy green vegetables, orange juice, strawberries and other foods, the typical Western diet supplies only 150 to 200 micrograms of folacin per day.
Folacin intakes were most frequently below 67% RDA (McCoy et al.
If you eat few vegetables, you are shortchanging yourself on several major nutrients, including (a) iron, (b) zinc, (c) vitamin B-12, or (d) folacin.
The last thirty chapters deal with AOAC official methods of analysis as applied to: ash, Beta-carotene, calcium, cholesterol, copper, cyanocobalamine, dietary fibre, fat -polyunsaturated and total, folacin, iodine, iron, magnesium, moisture, and niacin to mention but the first few.
Folacin is a B vitamin essential for healthy red blood cell formation and formation of genetic material (DNA).
5 percent of folacin and 170 percent of vitamin B-12.
12], thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folacin, biotin, and pantothenic acid).
They also provide folacin (folic acid) and some minerals.
In general, folate and folacin are used when referring to the form found naturally in foods, while folic acid refers to the synthetic form used in supplements and fortified foods.
Folic acid - formerly known as folacin, now as folate - is one of I I vitamins in the B complex.