LESSONS

Key Concepts: Folate

Functions
  • New cell and red blood cell formation
  • Bone and teeth formation

 

Sources
  • Beef liver
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Fortified cereal, bread, rice and pasta

 

Deficiency
  • Anemia
  • Abnormal digestive function
  • Neural tube defects, such as spina bifida (birth mother)