Folic Acid supports cellular growth and regeneration. The lack of Folic Acid may lead to mental conditions such as depression. It allows the body to perform many essential functions, DNA synthesis and repair, red blood cell creation, and prevention of anemia. Folic acid, also known as vitamin B9, is well known for its applications in the prevention of fetal deformities, Alzheimer’s disease, and several types of cancer.
Research shows that women who take folic acid supplements at the beginning of pregnancy just about halved the potential risk of giving birth to a baby with autism. Starting to use folic acid supplements at a later time during pregnancy didn’t lower the risk.