Folic Acid is a synthetic form of vitamin B which helps to prevent the changes in DNA that and to maintain new cells. It is a water soluble substance that is used in multivitamin supplements. It is also known as pteroyl-glutamic acid which stimulates the blood cells production system. Folic Acid can be added to processed foods products such as flour and various types of cereals. This synthetic vitamin can also be used with other medications for the treatment of pernicious, aplastic, or normocytic anemia. It acts as an important supplement for pregnant women to prevent miscarriage and neural tube defects.