Folic acid benefits and facts.
Most women know that prenatal vitamins are beneficial to our health, especially for those who are pregnant. Many prenatal vitamins offer proper nutrients, like B12, folic acid and calcium. But, did you know that taking prenatal vitamins when you're not pregnant can have some unwelcome side effects? Learn when to take prenatal vitamins and what other vitamins or supplements may be appropriate for you.
Have you or a loved one recently been diagnosed with a MTHFR gene mutation? Let Methyl-Life help you manage the symptoms of MTHFR with our high-quality vitamins + supplements. B12, multivitamins, magnesium, spore-based probiotics and more! We have it all!
There are many symptoms that can be associated with MTHFR, anxiety and depression are some of them. Learn how folic acid may play a role in the mental health of people living with a MTHFR gene mutation, and what can be done to manage those conditions.
Our best-selling vitamins and supplements, with the purest form of L-Methylfolate and the most well-tolerated form of B12, in lower dosages for those with sensitive stomachs or those looking to ease into a new dietary regimen. A great introduction to those looking for MTHFR support + management options. Order yours today!
Maybe you've heard of methyfolate, but what is it? What does methylfolate do? Is it good for you? If you have questions about methylfolate, don't worry. We have the answers! We'll tell you everything you need to know, including if a methylfolate supplement is right for your management of symptoms like depression, fibromyalgia, fertility, chronic fatigue and more!
Knowing that you have MTHFR is good, but knowing how to manage it is great. Learn what MTHFR is, what vitamins and supplements you should take and should avoid, and what you can do to manage symptoms like, fatigue, brain fog, depression, and more!
Methylfolate plays a key role in many of our bodily functions - from providing healthy brain functions to transporting oxygen throughout your body, and sustaining energy levels, Methylfolate is essential to living a healthy lifestyle. Learn exactly how a person, especially someone with MTHFR, effected by a Methylfolate deficiency can improve cognitive brain functions, increase energy levels, support healthy pregnancies and much more!
Cognitive decline is an age-related condition that many will face later in life. Sadly, some people will begin to loose their quality of life due to severe cognitive decline, such as dementia (Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntington's etc). But there may be a way we can prevent the severity of these declines. Learn how Vitamin B9 (in all it's forms - folate, folic acid + methylfolate) can benefit you and your loved ones.
You've just been told that you have a MTHFR mutation and you're asking yourself, "What do I do now?" No fear! We have 3 steps you can beginning taking today to manage the symptoms that come along with having MTHFR. Things like, knowing what to remove from and add to your diet, what supplements may be helpful to you, what to look for in those supplements and in vitamins, and much more! We know it can be overwhelming. That's why we're here to help. Learn more now!
If you have a diagnosis of MTHFR you've probably heard of folic acid and of methlyfolate, but do you know which one is good for you to take and which one is not good for you to take? One prevents proper absorption of key nutrients you may be needing and the other can do the complete opposite! Click here to see how each one is broken down, the different areas of your health benefit from them and how they each work (or don't work) for someone with MTHFR!
Physicians typically recommend that a pregnant women begin taking a multivitamin that contains folic acid to aid in healthy pregnancy. However, for women who have a diagnosis of MTHFR, folic acid may be of no benefit at all. So, how do you know what you should be taking? And how do you know if what you're taking is enough? Swing by and let us help you answer those questions and more! Maybe we can help you choose a nursery theme, or a going-home outfit, or a stroller style, ... OOH! a baby name!
Toddlers are well-known for their silly, squirrelly, and sometimes sassy behavior. But, what if you suspect your toddler's behavior is more concerning than the usual "terrible twos" stage? There are many issues that could cause concerning behavior in toddlers. Getting enough of, or lacking enough, folic acid could be one of them. We can help you have a better understanding of what your toddler's folic acid needs are and the benefits folic acid supplementation can have for your child! Come see!
If you have an MTHFR mutation, folic acid is actually a bad thing for you to take. This is because it is a synthetic, man-made substance that can lead to a buildup in your body of un-metabolized folic acid (called a UMFA). This UMFA can bounce around in your bloodstream for months with no purpose. And it actually fights with the nutrient that you actually need: methylfolate! Learn more about the differences in methylfolate and folic acid.
What Nutrients Should You Take for MTHFR? It depends on you! Since every person has different genetics, symptoms, and toxic burden as well as environmental exposures, no one protocol will fit us all. We have created four suggested methylation protocols depending on your symptoms. From sensitivities to fertility and pregnancy to cardiovascular health problems and mental health issues we give you a starting point to treating your symptoms with methylfolate. #methylation #mthfr #methylfolate
So here’s the key thing: Methylfolate and Folic Acid are not the same! If you have a MTHFR gene mutation, taking folic acid is actually a bad thing for you to take. We explore why it is bad and what to take instead: Methylfolate! #mthfr #supplements #methylation #folicacid