Folate (Vitamin B9)

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Our Vitamin B9 is Active

I'm Nutrients uses folonic acid, the active form of folate. Not to be confused as folic acid.

Folate is a dietary essential B-complex vitamin required for human health. It functions as a cofactor in the synthesis of nucleotides required for DNA synthesis and in amino acid metabolism. The classic symptom of folate deficiency is megaloblastic (large cell) anaemia, which is a reflection of defective DNA synthesis.

I'm Good for

  • Aid/assist healthy red blood cell production in children when dietary intake is inadequate.
  • Maintain/support general health and wellbeing in children when dietary intake is inadequate.

Recommended Daily Intake of Vitamin B9 in Children

Boys & Girls (1-3 years) 150 μg

Boys & Girls (4-8 years) 200 μg

Boys & Girls (9-13 years) 300 μg

Boys & Girls (14-18 years) 400 μg

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