The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that all women who could become pregnant get between 400-800 micrograms of folic acid daily. Go Folic! promotes the concept of healthy nutrition and the benefits of daily supplementation of folic acid while enhancing the general health and well-being of clients.
What lead to the recommendation that all women who can get pregnant get 400mcg of folic acid daily? And to the supplementation of grains with folic acid in the U.S.? Get the story straight from the scientists who were responsible for these amazing breakthroughs!
Over 2/3 of women, ages 18-24, don't get enough folic acid. If you're one of these women, it's easy to change this. All it takes is one daily multi-vitamin with 400mcg of folic acid.