Folate, WBC and Immune system

Folate, WBC and Immune system

Also required for production of white blood cells is folate. It is commonly known as Vitamin B9. Folate is the word derived from Latin word folium which means leaf. Folate is present naturally in leafy vegetables, beans, nuts, avocado and other fruits.

Folate or folic acid works with vitamin C and B12 to help body to make new proteins and to break and use existing proteins. It helps to produce DNA and in the formation of both RBC, platelets and WBC.

A reduction in folate worsens the WBC and immune system. It causes extreme fatigue, lack of energy, headaches, pale skin, palpitations, breathlessness. To correct and bring back immune system to normalcy is essential. Because a weak body can harbor infections and other diseases.

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Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: November 18, 2020

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