Methyl Folate L-5 MTHF Metafolin
Methyl Folate L-5 MTHF Metafolin

Methyl Folate L-5 MTHF Metafolin

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Support your brain, memory and cardiovascular health

  • L-5-MTHF is the biologically active form of B9
  • L-5-MTHF provides a folic acid that is more effective and better absorbed and tolerated than folic acid, which is very good news if you have an MTHFR mutation
  • L-5-MTHF supports normal homocysteine

Folate is a water-soluble essential B Vitamin found in many foods, including leafy green vegetables, citrus fruits and beans. Research has established that supplementation with Folate before and during the first two months of pregnancy can support proper neurological development in the fetus.

Homocysteine is a sulfur containing amino acid that is created in the body from methionine, an essential amino acid derived solely from dietary intake. High plasma levels of homocysteine appear to injure the vasculature, impairing the functional abilities of endothelial and smooth muscle cells.

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Metafolin Folate is a patented, natural form of (6S) 5-methyltetrahydrofolate (5-MTHF). 5-MTHF is the naturally occurring, predominant form of folate commonly found in cells and is essential for overall health, as it participates as a cofactor in a reaction that involves the remethylation of homocysteine to methionine. Unlike synthetic folic acid, 5-MTHF can be used directly by the body, without the need for an additional conversion via the enzyme 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR). In certain populations, the body’s ability to convert folic acid to 5 Metafolin contains only the S isomer of 5-MTHF and has been shown to be the only form of folate to be able to cross the blood-brain barrier.

Metafolin does not appear to mask the anemia associated with a Vitamin B12 deficiency and presents no risk of an accumulation of un-metabolized folic acid in the body.

1000 mcg | 60 Tablets

These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. Statements are not intended to diagnose, prevent, treat, or cure any disease.



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