Solgar, Folate As Metafolin, 800 mcg, 100 Tablets
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- Since 1947
- (As Metafolin)
- 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 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 medication 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)||800 mcg||200%|
|DV= Daily Value
Provides a dietarily insignificant amount of sugar alcohol
iHerb Customer Reviews
Sixty percent of people are either heterozygous or homozygous for the MTHFR polymorphism, meaning regular folic acid is not only useless, but potentially harmful because it blocks absorption of the meagre amounts of methyl folate we receive. Methyl folate, as the activated form, completely bypasses this problem. Methyl folate is so important for methylation pathways, and a lack can contribute to depression, elevated homocysteine levels, CFS/ME, fibromyalgia, heart disease, fertility problems, and a host of other degenerative conditions. This product is so important, particularly since most supplements are full of folic acid which as I said above can cause more harm than good. Everyone should be taking this instead. Highly, highly recommended. Thanks for stocking it iHerb!!!
I found this superior to Thorne's 5-MTHF. I tried Thorne's since it's in capsules which I usually prefer but surprising didn't feel the positive effects that had been experiencing with Solgar. I switched back to Solgar and immediately felt better once again. The chemical composition is different and for me at least, made a difference. The Solgar brand really helps my gut inflammation and clears up headaches but for me needs to be taken and kept in balance with methyl b 12 and the other b vitamins. I will crash and experience muscle weakness if taking metafolin alone but it's a tremendous help if I balance it correctly with sublingual methyl b12 and the other b vitamins.
Super fast shipping. Thank you!
Posted by 4861318602692000750 on May 02, 2016
I ordered it to avoid folic acid and so far it works good!
Posted by 4919910610322952247 on Apr 23, 2016
This is for POF.
Highly pleased will continue to reorder regularly.
Posted by Reviewer2073121 on Apr 04, 2016
Read research showing Metafolin Folate is important for cancer patients. Recommended it to a family member.
Posted by 5037047324532309591 on Feb 27, 2016
I take this for mthfr. My iron levels have gone up which is great.