What is methylated folic acid?

Methylated folic acid, also more correctly referred to as methylfolate, is a nutrient that belongs to the vitamin B family. The body needs folate and cannot produce it on its own, so folate needs to be consumed in the diet or by supplementation.  Folate is primarily...

Folic Acid Deficiency – Causes and Prevention

Folic acid deficiency is a situation whereby the folic acid levels in the body become very low. Folic acid is a type of B vitamin that helps to repair the DNA of the body. (1)(2) Also, it helps the production of red blood cells (RBCs). When the folic acid level in...

How would I know if I have an MTHFR mutation?

Well, you wouldn’t know for sure unless you had a blood test done that came back positive for the variants or defects 677 and 1298 (these are the only variants the test checks against). The symptoms you are facing might give you some good clues about the...

Tell me more about the ingredients in Methyl-Life Complete

Listed in order of importance to the body’s methylation process and the MTHFR gene mutant’s need: Folate [B-9] (as 5-Methylfolate) – This is the bioactive form of the primary enzyme needed for methylation, especially if you have an MTHFR mutation. It...