Baldwins Methyl Folate 90 Vegetarian Tablets

Baldwins Methyl Folate 90 Vegetarian Tablets

£11.95

Folates are normally found in a wide variety of foods and are commonly consumed through a diet of green leafy vegetables, sprouts, fruits, brewer's yeast, and animal products such as milk and dairy products, egg yolk and liver.

Unfortunately folates contained in foods are unstable and susceptible to oxidation; they rapidly lose activity during food processing, manufacturing and storage and have a bioavailability range of 25-50%, depending on the kind of food. Fresh leafy vegetables stored at room temperature may lose up to 70% of their folate activity within three days and a cooking process in water can increase the loss to 95%.

Humans cannot synthesize folate and because of its water soluble nature, the body stores folate to a limited extent. For this reason folate represents a dietary requirement and must be consumed by diet. Whether we ingest food containing natural or synthetically-derived folates, they are metabolized to 5-methyltetrahydrofolate, which is considered the biologically active form of the B-vitamin folic acid.

Quatrefolic® is the glucosamine salt of (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolate and is structurally analogous to the reduced and active form of folic acid.

Developed by Gnosis S.p.A, it represents the fourth generation folate providing greater stability, higher water solubility and multiple ingredients formulation flexibility compared to 5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium salt guaranteeing an improved bioavailability.

Serving Size: 1 Tablet

Amount per serving:

Folate (from 800mcg Quatrefolic 5-methyl-tetrahydrofolate glucosamine) - 400mcg (% of RDA: 200%)

Suggested use:

Take one tablet daily with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.

Other ingredients:

Cellulose, Silica, Stearic Acid (Vegetable Source), Calcium Stearate (Vegetable Source)

Contains no:

Artificial colours, flavours or preservatives; no wheat, gluten, milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soya, crustacean shellfish or fish.

Suitable for Vegans

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