5-MTHF works in concert with vitamin B12 (methylcobalamin) to convert the damaging amino acid, homocysteine into a methionine. Methionine is in turn used for numerous other biochemical reactions in the body. Research has shown that regular folic acid is not efficiently converted into the active form, 5-MTHF in the body.
Uses For 5-MTHF:
Removes homocysteine from the circulation which prevents the following
- High blood pressure
- Certain cancers
- Neural tube defects during pregnancy
Typical Dose: 1-3 capsules daily
Warnings: Consult a knowledgeable healthcare professional for proper use. If pregnant, consult your physician before using this product. Keep this and all medication out of the reach of children.
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