Folic Acid - Is found in leafy greens and many foods are fortified with it. It helps your body produce and maintain new cells, and also helps prevent changes to DNA that may lead to cancer.
Folic acid is primarily responsible for healthy cell growth. These cells include those found inside the skin, hair and nail tissues which enhances and promotes hair growth. Additionally, it also helps keep red blood cells healthy.
Other benefits: As medication, it is used to treat folic acid deficiency and certain types of anaemia (lack of red blood cells) caused by folic acid deficiency. It also helps treat gum disease, prevent age related hearing loss and lowers risk of heart disease and stroke.