Folate: What You Need To Know

Published On: January 13, 2024Categories: Personalized Medicine
Written by Katrina Krutzik, BS

Many of us have heard of either folic acid, folate, or vitamin B9, all common names for this important vitamin. But what many of us don’t know is what it is and how it can be beneficial. Keep reading to learn more about the various benefits of folate, from supporting pregnancy to improving immune function, as well as how much you need and how to prevent deficiency.

What Is Folate?

Folate is a water-soluble B vitamin, also commonly referred to as vitamin B9, that can be found in both foods and dietary supplements.

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