Thorne Research, 5-MTHF, 5 mg, 60 Veggie Caps
- Shipping Weight: 0.15 lbs (0.07kg)
- Product Code: THR-13201
- UPC Code: 693749132011
- Package Quantity: 60 Veggie Caps
- Dimensions: 2 x 2 x 3.9 in, 0.1 lbs (0.05kg)
Priced together: $65.59 Priced separately: $67.59
- Dietary Supplement
Folic acid must be converted to its active forms to be used by the body. This is a multi-step biochemical process that occurs in the intestines and liver. In the presence of intestinal or liver dysfunction this conversion may not occur sufficiently enough to meet the body's needs. Furthermore, up to 60-percent of the U.S. population may have a genetic enzyme defect that makes it difficult for them to convert folic acid into active 5-MTHF. For these individuals and many others, 5-MTHF supplementation may be a more effective method of folate repletion.
5-MTHF is an essential cofactor in the metabolism of the amino acid metabolite homocysteine. 5-MTHF also must be present in sufficient quantity for normal production of the neurotransmitters serotonin, melatonin, dopamine, epinephrine, and norepinephrine. These functions make 5-MTHF critical for both cardiovascular function and mood support.
Take 1 capsule two to three times daily or as recommended by your health-care practitioner.
Microcrystalline cellulose, hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, leucine, silicon dioxide.
Tamper Evident: Use only if bottle is sealed.
If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.
Store tightly sealed in a cool, dry place.
|Serving Size: One Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||%DV|
|Folate (as L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate)||5 mg||1,250%|
|Daily Value (DV)|