What is it? Folic acid is the synthetic (man-made) form of folate, a naturally occurring B vitamin. Why is it important? Folic acid is essential for a wide range of bodily functions, which is why it’s important to include in your daily diet. First and foremost, folic acid helps the body make healthy new red […]
In honor of the National Folic Acid Awareness Week that occurred earlier this month, the Grain Foods Foundation (GFF) would like to not only shed light on why folate is so important to individual health, but also share ways to implement folic acid into your daily diet: Folic acid is a B vitamin (B9). Called […]
For an easy way to maintain a healthy diet and take steps toward preventing birth defects, learn what foods can help you reach your daily folic acid intake goals.
Folic acid is crucial to healthy fetal development, but it’s easy to get enough: enriched grain foods and many other foods are excellent sources of this B vitamin.
Grains are versatile, affordable and a great choice at any time of day.