Optimal Folate Blend
A blend of three key forms of folate: folic acid, 5-formyltetrahydrofolate, and L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate (L-5-MTHF).
- Can help prevent birth defects
- Known to lower homocysteine levels
- Supports nervous system and mental function
- Encourages prenatal health
- Essential for the formation of DNA and RNA
- Promotes breast health
Optimal Folate Blend
What it is:
Optimal Folate Blend is 800 mcg. of pharmaceutical grade folic acid, 5-formyl tetrahydrofolate, and L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate. It is a pre “broken down” folate to enhance folate metabolism. It is estimated that 25% of individuals do not have the ability to activate folic acid due to genetic variability. Therefore having a L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate, body ready “nature identical” folate is especially important. While it is very expensive to test for this genetic deficiency, it is inexpensive to supplement with our Optimal Folate for assured folate metabolism.
What it does:
Folate plays an important role in the production of red blood cells and helps your baby's neural tube develop into the brain and spinal cord. Folate is essential for the formation of DNA and RNA (our genetic blueprints) at the cellular level and is particularly important for body tissues that have fast cell production and turnover such as bone marrow and the babies sensitive intestinal tract. It’s also required for the synthesis and breakdown of amino acids. A deficiency in folic acid can affect the nervous system and brain function.
East West Essentials Optimal Folate is designed to provide the precursor for DNA synthesis and erythrocyte formation, thus reducing the risk of miscarriage and/or neural tube defects. L-5-MTHF plays an important role in the detoxification of a variety of compounds, including environmental toxins (such as mercury, lead, arsenic and tin), medications, and some of the body's excess hormones. Inadequate levels of L-5-MTHF may cause potentially toxic build-up of estrogens in the body, which may increase the risk of breast, and other cancers. Also, daily supplementation with folic acid is known to lower homocysteine levels.
Take one tablet daily.
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It is formulated without:
If you have any major health concerns, check with your healthcare practitioner before use. Keep out of reach of children.
Keep tightly closed in a clean, dry place.
Do not use if safety seal is missing or broken.
East West Essentials products are manufactured in an NSF certified GMP registered facility. GMP refers to the Good Manufacturing Practice regulations as put forth by the US Food and Drug Administration.
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