Folic Acid: Brain Power In The Foods We Eat!

| April 15, 2013 | 0 Comments









The supermarkets that are in our neighborhoods contain all of the foods that are filled with Folic Acid which is part of the B Complex family.  Folic Acid is necessary for the proper development of the brain.  We all need to be reminded from time to time that there is actual medicine embedded within the natural foods contained in our local supermarkets produce section.  You will also be able to find this vitamin in tablet form.  The food sources are what need to be stressed the most because they are most often forgotten in the midst of our daily lives.  This article contains information on how Folic Acid functions in the body and the natural food sources that contain this powerful vitamin.  The information provided below is from the: “Nutritional Awareness Guide By The Legion Of Light”

The effects that Folic Acid have on and within the body are as follows:

Folic Acid:

“Necessary for proper brain function.  Essential for mental and emotional health.  Helps prevent anemia.  Essential to the formation of red blood cells.  Promotes healthy skin.  Aids in the performance of the liver.  Needed for the division of body cells.  Aids in protein metabolism.  Important for the production of the nucleic acids RNA and DNA.  Aids the intestinal tract.  Enhances Circulation.”

The food sources that contain Folic Acid include:

“Alfalfa Sprouts, Apricot, Asparagus, Avocado, Beans, Beet Greens, Broccoli, Buck Wheat, Sprouts, Cantaloupe, Cauliflower, Citrus Fruits, Cucumber, Grains, Greens (Leafy), Kelp, Peas, Soybeans, Spinach, Spirulina, Sprouts, Wheatgerm, and Wheatgrass.”

These foods are not just available in remote locations.  They are available at most of your local supermarkets.  Fast foods are promoted very well.  Natural foods are marketed the least, but contain vitamins like Folic Acid which can even have a positive effect on our DNA and even our Brain Function.  Let us all take advantage of the vitamins that are right under our noses.


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