A 34-year-old member asked:
what's the difference between folate, folic acid?
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Dr. Rick Kirschner answered
40 years experience General Practice
Synthetic v natural: Folate (folic acid) is the naturally occurring form of the b vitamin. Folic acid is the synthetic form. Synthetic Folic Acid is mostly absorbed, folate (folic acid) only partially.
Answered on Jun 12, 2015
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