- MFG # 236
- UPC # 812806102365
5 MTHF ACTIVATED provides 5000 mcg of a bioactive and bioavailable form
of folic acid known as 5-methyltetrahydrofolate. This form of folic acid is
considered active because it is the form that is directly incorporated into the
methylation cycle that converts homocysteine to methionine. At least 25% of
the population may have an enzyme defect‚ or single nucleotide
polymorphism (SNP)‚ that leads to a decrease in the function of the
methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (5 MTHFR) enzyme‚ which is needed to
convert folic acid into its active form‚ 5 MTHF.
Without adequate 5 MTHF‚ the inflammatory compound homocysteine can
build up in the blood vessels. This methyl-group donation is also vital to many
bodily processes‚ including the synthesis of serotonin‚ melatonin and DNA.
Additionally‚ supplementation with folic acid significantly reduces the
occurrence of neural tube defects in pregnant women.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings Per Container: 30
Amount Per Serving / % DV
Folate (as 5-MTHF glucosamine salt)(Quatrfolic®) 5‚000 mcg / 1‚250 %
Other ingredients: Rice flour‚ and hypromellose.
As a dietary supplement‚ take one capsule per
day or as directed by your healthcare
professional. Dose may be repeated if necessary
Keep tightly capped and store in a cool‚ dry place.
Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or breast
feeding‚ consult your healthcare professional before
use. Do not use if either tamper-evident seal is broken
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