High Potency Optimized Folate 30 vegan caps by Life Extension

Folate helps maintain homocysteine levels within the normal range, thereby promoting cardiovascular health. Folate also supports neurotransmitter synthesis—which in turn, helps maintain cognitive abilities.**

  • L-Methylfolate
  • Metabolically Active Form of Folic Acid
  • Dietary Supplement
  • Made the Way Nature Intended!
  • Enhancing Nature's Miracles Since 1994
However, not everyone has sufficient activity of the enzyme required to convert folate to its biologically active form, 5-methyltetrahydrofolate, or 5-MTHF.

For those whose homocysteine levels remain stubbornly high, the answer lies with the bioactive form of folate called 5-MTHF, which is up to seven times more bioavailable than ordinary folic acid. This unique compound requires no enzymatic conversion to become metabolically active— providing maximum support for both cardiovascular and cognitive health.

Each vegetarian tablet of High Potency Optimized Folate provides 5,000 mcg of the metabolically active 5-MTHF form of folate.**

High Potency Optimized Folate

5000 mcg, 30 vegetarian capsules

Item Catalog Number: 01913

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Tablet
  Amount Per Serving: % Daily Value
Folate [as (6S)-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic acid, glucosamine salt]^ 5,000 mcg 1250%
^Quatrefolic is a registered trademark of Gnosis, S.p.A., Patent number 7,947,662

Other Ingredients

Microcrystalline cellulose, dicalcium phosphate, croscarmellose sodium, silica, vegetable stearate, stearic acid.

Suggested Use

Take one (1) vegetarian capsule daily with food or as directed by a qualified health care professional.

Caution

Do not use this product if treated with methotrexate, fluorouracil, phenytoin, phenobarbital, primidone, or levodopa prior to consultation with your personal physician.

Warnings
  • KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
  • DO NOT EXCEED RECOMMENDED DOSE
  • Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
  • When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating

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