Folate, folacin, folic acid formerly known as (B9)
EU RDA (1) Per Day
European Union Recommended Daily Amounts for Nutritional Labelling of Food Products.
Green leafy vegetables, offal, dried peas, beans and lentils.
Aids in genetic material development and involved in red blood cell production.
Gastrointestinal disorders, anaemia, cracks on lips.
Some evidence of toxicity in large doses.
Store vegetables in fridge and steam, boil or simmer in minimal water.
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Deficiencies can occur in premature infants and pregnant women.
EU RDA - European Union Recommended Daily Amounts. These are the values used for vitamins for the nutritional labelling of food products.
EU RDA - Directive, 90/496/EEC, 1990.
Also information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the American Institute for Cancer Research, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
(1) EU RDA - European Union Recommended Daily Amounts for Nutritional Labelling of Food Products.
(2) Safe intake per day.
(3) There is no EU RDA for vitamin K.
(4) Note that some vitamins in large or very large excess could produce toxic symptoms. Always keep to the recommended dosage as advised by your doctor or medical advisor.
European Food Information Council