Swanson Ultra Folate 5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid

400 mcg, 30 Vegetarian Capsules

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Have you been trying different Folate supplements but finding them ineffective? Utilising the revolutionary Quatrefolic technology, this new Folate supplement offers the most bioactive, easily absorbable form of that vital vitamin yet. Suitable for young women and expectant mothers alike, this is the future of Folate supplements.

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What is Swanson Ultra Folate 5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid?

Hidden deep within the B Vitamin complex (there are eight in total!) are Folates. In this instance, it is often referred to as vitamin B9 but for the sake of clarity we will refer to it as Folic Acid or Folates.

Confusing names aside, Folates are actually surprisingly abundant. Ordinarily a diet high in green vegetables such as cabbage, brussel sprouts and broccoli will suffice your Folic Acid levels. Alternatively, milk and other dairy products would do a similar job. However, Folic Acid is one of the few vitamins that healthcare professionals still specifically recommend additional supplementation for people at any stage in their lives.

Unfortunately Folates found in foods are incredibly susceptible to oxidation. This makes them unstable especially when subjected to food processing where they can have a diminished bioactivity range of 25-50%.

Over the course of just three days, fresh leafy vegetables which have been stored at room temperature can lose up to 70% of their Folate activity while cooking them can increase that loss to 95%

Folate is what is known as an essential nutrient because we cannot synthesise it in our bodies. We have to find a dietary source. However, even modern supplements can prove inferior, which is why Swanson have turned to the unique technology of Quatrefolic, a fantastic new way to guarantee that you're getting the Folate your body so desperately needs.

What is Swanson Ultra Folate 5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid used for?

What makes Quatrefolic technology so special is its innovative ability to deliver nutritive care in all the areas the body requires Folic acid and Folate supplementation. And because this water-soluble B-complex vitamin is absolutely vital for the maintenance of cellular functions and health, getting the proper supplementation is crucial.

Ranking as one of the most common vitamin deficiencies, Folate depletion is common in almost anyone, regardless of your diet. As the glucosamine salt of (6S)-5-methyltetrahydroFolate, this supplement is structurally analogous to both the active and reduced form of folic acid.

In other words, Swanson Ultra Folate 5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid is the closest form of Folate to the one your body breaks all other Folate sources down into. Often referred to as the 'fourth generation Folate, it provides superior stability, higher water solubility and formulation flexibility to that of 5-methyltetrahydroFolate calcium salt.

  • The most active and reduced form of Folate, 5-methyltetrahydroFolate
  • Mirrors the Folate already naturally present in the body
  • Not from animal sources so it's suitable for vegetarians
  • Suitable for pregnant or nursing women who want to protect their children from Folate deficiency.
  • Fourth Generation Folate

What is the recommended dosage of Swanson Ultra Folate 5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid?

To be used as a dietary supplement. Just take one vegetable capsule per day with a glass of water.

Special Precautions

Suitable for vegetarians.

If you are already on other medication or suffer from any pre-existing conditions which you believe may contradict this supplement then ALWAYS seek advice from your doctor or health practitioner before taking.

Do not exceed the recommended dose.

Do not take if the outer seal is broken or damaged upon purchase.

About Swanson

Swanson produce a wide variety of supplements to support good health, weight loss and beauty. From individual vitamins to recipes designed for specific health complaints, Swanson has a capsule suitable for every possible need. Learn more about Swanson Health Products.

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