Jarrow Formulas, Methyl Folate, 400 mcg, 60 Capsules
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- (6S)-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid Glucosamine Salt
- 4th Generation Folic Acid Technology
- The More Stable, More Bioavailable Form of Folate
- Dietary Supplement
Methyl Folate ((6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolic acid or (6S)-5-MTHF) is the most biologically active form of folic acid. Quatrefolic is the 4th generation development in folate delivery. With certain inherited errors in metabolism and under a variety of physiologic stresses, the transformation of folic acid into the active form of folate either does not properly take place or is inadequate. Unlike folic acid, this form of folate can cross the blood-brain barrier. Methyl Folate is needed to support cardiovascular and neurologic health and proper cell division.
Health Claim: Healthful diets with adequate folic acid may reduce a woman's risk of having a child with certain brain or spinal cord defects.
Take 1 capsule per day with food or as directed by your qualified healthcare professional.
Cellulose and magnesium stearate (vegetable source). Capsule consists of gelatin.
No wheat, not gluten, no soybeans, no dairy, no egg, no fish/shellfish, no peanuts/tree nuts.
Note: The elderly should frequently check B12 status when taking folic acid as folic acid may mask pernicious anemia. If you have a medical condition, are pregnant, lactating, trying to conceive, under the age of 18, or taking medications (especially antiepileptic and chemotherapy medications), consult your healthcare professional before using this product.
Keep out of the reach of children.
|Serving Size: 1 Capsule|
|Servings per Container: 60|
|Amount Per Serving||% DV|
|Folate (as Quatrefolic (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolic acid glucosamine salt)||400 mcg||100%|
I've had CFS for many years. I tried Solgar's equivalent product Metafolin. It worked but gave me an upset stomach. I can't afford an upset stomach as I have IBS symptoms so I tried this. This does the same thing without the stomach upset. What does it do? It changes my perception of, and tolerance to cold. I don't feel the cold as much basically. The cold used to always feel as if it was going into the bone but not anymore. It affected my brain fog in a subtle way. It didn't remove it (B12 patches did) but it improved my ability to focus my attention and eyes on one spot. Before taking it I'd be unable to focus and my attention would sort of be constantly hazy and scattered within the brain fog.
These capsules are itty bitty and my child swallows them easily. Methyl Folate, at the low 400 dosage, is important for people with the genetic MTHFR issue. This is a great product.
Excellent prenatal product
Posted by 5701819770661421660 on Jul 06, 2016
Every woman had to take folic acid as she is pregnant. Even right when we decided to have child we must started with folate. Methyl-form is easily absorbed in our body. It is necessary when there is MTHFR gene mutation. This means that our system has lower ability to convert the usual form of folic acid to its active form - methyl folate. Thats why with taking methyl-form of folic acid we jump over the difficult process with conversion of folic acid.
Excellent Product! Great Price!
Posted by mirindalikethedrink on Oct 27, 2015
I wish I had known about this when I was pregnant. These are tiny pills but they are affordable and help a lot with alleviating exhaustion and giving me more energy.
effective and inexpensive
Posted by kanaca on Sep 02, 2015
It works as well - or better - than Metagenics, which costs 6x the price of MethylFolate. Thanks, Jarrow!
Works as intented
Posted by proinnseas on May 21, 2015
Works as intented
Posted by 4668269587752432344 on May 08, 2015
I was first taking one tiny capsule per day, bur just recently I came across MTHFR issuee and that I might have a problem with it, so I took 10 of these (4 mg) two days in a row (that's how much I had left) just to try if it will do anything.. and wow, I was energetic for 5 days and had no problem waking up in the morning, also I was drinking heavily that weekend and didn't have so bad hangover as usual. I usually need to sleep for 12 hours (adrenal fatigue), but during that time I didn't sleep as much. I slept for 9 hours. After 5 days effects subsided, so I will be taking much more of these.