Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 11:23 pm (Updated: January 26, 12:00 am)
Most people think that only women who are pregnant or women who are thinking about pregnancy should have folic acid in their diet.
Not true, all women should aim to get at least 400 micrograms (400mcg) of folic acid each day.
Folic acid might also have other benefits for men and women of any age. Some studies show that folic acid might help prevent heart disease, stroke, some cancers, and possibly Alzheimer’s disease.
There are a couple of ways of getting folic acid in your diet.
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