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Methyl Folate by Douglas Laboratories supplies 1,000 mcg of biologically active folate called (6S) 5- methyltetrahydrofolate (5-MTHF).
This product is a useful dietary supplement for those individuals that prefer a high dose active form of folic acid called (6S) 5-MTHF.
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.
Additionally, folate plays a key role in the metabolism of homocysteine. Homocysteine is a sulfur containing amino acid that is created in the body from methionine, an essential amino acid derived solely from dietary intake.
Folate – 1,000 mcg (as L-methylfolate, Metafolin®)
Other ingredients: Cellulose, dicalcium phosphate, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable stearate and silica.
Adults take 1 tablet daily or as directed by one of our health coaches.
Doses of 5 mg or higher per day can cause abdominal cramps, diarrhea, and rash.
Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct light. Keep out of reach of children.