What Is A Normal Folate Level?

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Definition

Folate deficiency means you have a lower-than-normal amount of folic acid, a type of B vitamin, in your blood.

See also: Folic acid


Alternative Names

Deficiency - folic acid, Folic acid deficiency


Causes, incidence, and risk factors

Folic acid works along with vitamin B12 and vitamin C to help the body break down, use, and create new proteins. The vitamin helps form red blood cells and produce DNA, the building block of the human body, which carries genetic information.

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