Solgar, Folate (As Metafolin), 400 mcg, 100 Tablets
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- Since 1947
- Heart Health
- Gluten, Wheat & Dairy Free
- Suitable For Vegetarians
- Kosher Parve
- Dietary Supplement
Folic Acid must first be converted to its active form by a series of biochemical steps, before it is able to be used by the body. Metafolin (L-methylfolate) requires no conversion because it is bioidentical to the bio-active form. In other words, it is 'body-ready'. This can be useful for individuals whose bodies have difficulty converting folic acid to its active form. The active folate in this formulation promotes heart health. It also supports a healthy nervous system and the formation of healthy red blood cells.
As a dietary supplement for adults, take one (1) tablet one to two times daily, preferably at mealtime, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.
Mannitol, microcrystalline cellulose, vegetable stearic acid, vegetable cellulose, silica, vegetable magnesium stearate.
Free Of: Gluten, wheat, dairy, soy, yeast, sugar, sodium, artificial flavor, preservatives and color.
If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medications or have a medical condition, please consult your healthcare practitioner before taking any dietary supplement. Keep out of reach of children. Store at room temperature. Do not use if outer bottle seal is missing, torn or damaged in any way.
|Serving Size: 1 Tablet|
|Amount Per Serving||%DV|
|Folate (as L-methylfolate as Metafolin)||400 mcg||100%|
|DV = Daily Value
Provides a dietarily insignificant amount of sugar alcohol
iHerb Customer Reviews
Folate has been recommended to help in depression and may have a calming effect. There is a prescription form of Metafolin called Deplin which comes in 8 milligrams (or 8000 micrograms), but there is a disclaimer that Metafolin may aid in the growth of tumors/cancer, especially in the GI tract (which makes sense because Metafolin is used in DNA synthesis and rapidly dividing cells need to make DNA). Note it won't cause cancer, but it may aid in the growth/spread of a tumor if it is there. Also if you are going through cancer treatment, don't take folate supplements. Anyways, if you want to see if Metafolin may help your symptoms, this could be a good starting dose with less risk.
I ordered these because I read somewhere that it can help with depression. Within the first two days I felt completely different. I immediately felt so happy and at peace with my self...something I haven't experienced in many years! I have taken many prescription medications for depression and none of them worked. It seems that I simply had a folic acid deficiency and I'm not crazy! I really recommend any female who is experiencing sadness or depression to try it. Also, the pills are really tiny and are easy to swallow.
DO NOT ORDER VIA DHL
Posted by 4752720376460048967 on May 17, 2016
They now charge 50€ additional for self handling of customs! I will never order from Iherb again!!
Great for those with MTHFR gene mutations and mental health issues.
Posted by 5274754357237666891 on May 02, 2016
Have been taking this for a few months in combination with Solgar zinc picolinate 22mg. I have noticed a marked improvement in my mental health and energy. Highly recommend for those with MTHFR gene mutations and mental health issues.
Posted by 5143671646711429433 on Apr 11, 2016
i didn't mention any change..after 3 week..
Posted by 5303540637256700756 on Jan 12, 2016
Haven't had nearly as many bad days from depression/anxiety since I started taking this. It was recommended to me as a better supplement than folic acid (which I'm pretty sure made me worse), and I'm so glad I added this to my regimen. I take zinc picolinate with this by Thorne Research.