Folic Acid is also sometimes called Folate. It is so-named because the major food sources are leafy, green vegetables, (foliage). In recent years the medical world has established that a deficiency of Folic Acid during pregnancy, is a major contributing factor to birth abnormalities known as Neural Tube Defects, the most common of wich is Spina Bifida. Therefore, it is recommended that women of childbearing age, who are considering starting a family, commence supplementation a minimum of one month prior to conception and maintain this regime throughout the pregnancy. Many foods are now being fortified with Folic Acid, however it is a very sensitive vitamin and can be easily lost if exposed to heat or light. To ensure the stability of such unstable nutrients and ensure you receive the maximum potency, Nature's Own uses opaque packaging. Cooking or long periods of storage at room temperature can cause the potency of this vitamin to be diminished in foods. Alcohol, oral contraceptives and some antibiotics can also interfere with the absorption of Folic Acid. Folic Acid may help maintain normal blood. It contributes to maintenance and healing of tissues and the normal health of skin and hair.
Orders within Australia – Regular Post
Orders will be delivered by Australia Post.
$8.95 for orders weighing less than 3kg
$12.00 for orders weighing more than 3kg
Delivery is FREE if your order is over $149 and weighing less than 3kg.
Extremely heavy parcels may incur additional postage costs. We will contact you prior to dispatch if this is applicable to your order.
Orders within Australia – Express Post
Express Post is available for orders under 500g at a cost of $9.95. If your order qualifies for Express Post, this will be offered at checkout.
Orders outside Australia
International orders will be dispatched via Airmail. Please allow up to 14 days for international Airmail delivery.
Shipping costs depend on the order weight and destination country. Once you have added the products you require to your shopping basket, select your country from the dropdown list and the shipping cost will be displayed.
We hope that you will be delighted with your order. However, if for any reason you are not completely satisfied then please contact us within 7 days of receipt of your parcel, and our customer service team will be pleased to assist you with organising a return authorisation. All returned merchandise must arrive back to us in their original, unopened and unused condition.
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