Bionutri Natal 8 Plus is an advanced Folic Acid formulation designed for
use throughout pregnancy, when planning pregnancy, and following pregnancy.
Natal 8 Plus contains 400 micrograms (µg) of Folic acid (as Methylfolate)
and also provides a rich source of Vitamins B6, B12, C, Iron, and Zinc
along with Acidophilus, Bifidobacteria & Bulgaricus in a convenient
one-a-day capsule. Natal 8 Plus provides additional fish oil capsule that
is rich in Omega 3 DHA, plus Vitamin D.
Supplemental Folic acid intake increases maternal folate status. Low
maternal folate status is a risk factor in the development of neural tube
defects in the developing foetus. Folate contributes to maternal tissue
growth during pregnancy.
Folate, Iron and Vitamin B12 and have a role in the process of cell division.
Vitamin C increases Iron absorption, and along with B vitamins contributes
to normal immune function. Zinc contributes to normal DNA synthesis and
to normal fertility and reproduction. Omega 3 DHA contributes to normal
foetal brain and eye development. Vitamin D contributes to the normal
absorption and utilisation of Calcium and Phosphorus, normal function
of the immune system and has a role in the process of cell division.
The Department of Health’s Chief Medical Officer recommends all
pregnant and breastfeeding women should take a daily supplement containing
10µg of vitamin D.
Natal 8 Plus is suitable for vegetarians and vegans.