What Exactly Is Folic Acid, And Should You Be Taking It?
If you’ve ever noticed the label on your cereal box that says your food has been ‘fortified’, there’s a good chance it has folic acid in it. In fact, since 1998, the Food and Drug Administration made it mandatory for cereal grains to be fortified with cereal grains, so we could get more of the vitamin.
You may have also heard of folic acid being taken by pregnant women, who have long been instructed to take folic acid to prevent birth defects. But does it have any benefits for men?