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Folic Acid

Folic acid helps protect hair follicles and also may help relieve stress.

Also known as vitamin B9; folic acid is the synthesized form of folate. The recommended dosage for healthy hair is 400 mcg/day. 2

Dietary Sources of Folic Acid

  • Fresh, uncooked leafy vegetables (e.g., spinach and lettuce) 2, 37
  • Legumes 2

Physiological Effects and Benefits of Folic Acid

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