It works closely with B12. It is needed for the proper formation of the red blood cells. It has the ability to lower the levels of homocysteine. Its addition results in the reversal of dysplasia. Oral contraceptives cause a localized folate deficiency in the cell of the cervix, making them susceptible to cancer-causing viruses or chemicals.
Beef liver, lamb liver, pork liver, and chicken liver; deep green leafy vegetables, such as spinach, kale, and beet greens; asparagus, broccoli, whole wheat, and brewers yeast.
No Toxicity known. Always take B12 with folate.