- MFG # MTH060
- UPC # 879452003989
L-5-MTHF provides a natural‚ biologically active form of folate. Folate is essential for cell division and growth‚ and also works to balance the homocysteine pathway. This formula provides a generous 5 mg per capsule of folate in the bioidentical‚ bioactive form‚ 5-methyltetrahydrofolate. L-5-MTHF (the “L” signifying that it is the all-natural [6S] isomer) is the active circulating form of folate found in the body and one of the several forms found in food. In nature it is found only as this [6S] isomer‚ which is why DFH uses L-5-MTHF‚ the natural isomer‚ rather than the mixed (or racemic) form.
Designs for Health L-5-MTHF uses the patented folate derivative Quatrefolic®. This innovative form of folate has demonstrated high bioavailability and solubility as well as long lasting stability. Quatrefolic® L-5-MTHF helps to increase blood folate levels much better than folic acid.
Others who may benefit from L-5-MTHF:
Pregnant women and women wishing to become pregnant who have familial history of depression‚ high homocysteine levels‚ or genetic defect in MTHFR. Note: All pregnant women should consider taking Prenatal Pro™ as their comprehensive multivitamin; can combine with L-5-MTHF if higher levels of folate are needed.
- Women with abnormal pap smears (precancerous)
- Those with very high homocysteine levels not responding quickly to Homocysteine Supreme™(consider using them together)
- Dialysis patients
- Organic acid testing that reveals elevated FIGLU (marker used to identify folate deficiency)
- Patients with family history of dementia/vascular dementia
- Patients with depression
- Long-term alcoholism
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Amount Per Serving / % DV
Folate (as Quatrefolic® [6S]-5-methyltetrahydrofolate‚ glucosamine salt 10mg) 5mg / 1250%
Other Ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose‚ spinach juice powder‚ L-Leucine.
Does not contain Gluten.
Guaranteed GMP Compliant Products.
Made with Non-GMO Ingredients.
As a dietary supplement‚ take one capsule per day‚ or as directed by your health care practitioner.
Store in a cool‚ dry place. Keep out of reach of children. Do not take 5-MTHF simultaneously with the cholesterol-lowering agents cholestyramine or colestipol because they may decrease the absorption of folate.
Notice: Color‚ size or shape may appear different between lots.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Gluten Free
- GMO Free
- GMP Certification
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