Metafolin® contains only the S isomer of 5-MTHF and has been shown to be the only form of folate to be able to cross the blood-brain barrier. Folate is a water-soluble essential B vitamin found in many foods, including leafy green vegetables, citrus fruits and beans. Research has established that supplementation with folate before and during the first two months of pregnancy can prevent neural tube defects in the fetus. Additionally, folate plays a key role in red blood cell production and the formation of methionine.
- Helps to prevent folate deficiency
- Energy support
- Red blood cell formation
- Helps to reduce the risk of neural tube defects when taken daily at least three months prior to becoming pregnant and during early pregnancy
Folate (L-methylfolate, Metafolin®) 1,000 mcg