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Folic acid is a water-soluble B vitamin. Folic acid is important for protein metabolism, nucleic acid synthesis, growth and development processes, and is also involved in cell division and regeneration processes. Together with vitamin B12, folic acid is necessary for the maturation of red blood cells in the bone marrow. Without folic acid, DNA cannot function properly. It protects the chromosomes from changes. Therefore, folic acid is especially important during pregnancy, when the fetus is developing and growing. Folic acid is needed for brain function. Together with vitamin B12, folic acid is necessary for the maturation of red blood cells in the bone marrow. Folic acid stimulates the appetite, the secretion of gastric juice, it participates in maintaining a healthy liver. More folic acid is needed in case of intestinal diseases or epilepsy, use of contraceptives, alcoholism and drug addiction, liver disease, anemia, during pregnancy and breast milk feeding, in case of impaired gastrointestinal tract activity. Sources of folic acid: leafy vegetables, meat (liver, kidney), eggs.