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VITAMIN B9


 

Folic acid (vitamin B9, folate, folacin) 

Vital for new cell creation 

Helps prevent brain and spinal birth defects when taken early in pregnancy 

Can lower levels of homocysteine; not clear whether it reduces heart disease risk 

May reduce risk for colon cancer 

Offsets breast cancer risk among women who consume alcohol