Average diet gets only 60% of the recommended daily amount. 48% of
adolescent girls are deficient.
you need it:
Folic acid is needed for the production and maintenance of new cells, and
for making DNA. It also prevents DNA mutations that lead to cancer.
of Folic Acid Deficiency:
diarrhea, fatigue, headaches, insomnia, loss of appetite, paranoia,
shortness of breath, weakness
you need to EAT!
vegetables, nuts, and oranges. You can also purchase many varieties of
'enriched' products such as enriched breads, flour or macaroni.