• Best Form of Folate to Take? Folic Acid Awareness Week

    5 monthes ago - By The Life Extension

    Holli Ryan RD, LD/N
    The Benefits of Folate and the Best Form to Take The best form of folate to take is the metabolically active form called L-methylfolate (also known as 5-methyltetrahydrofolate or 5-MTHF).
    However, folic acid, the synthetic form of vitamin B9 is commonly found in fortified foods and in vitamin supplements.
    Folate naturally occurs in foods like green leafy vegetables such as spinach but many processed foods, such as enriched grains and breakfast cereals, are fortified with folic acid. 1
    Folate has many benefits and is essential to many processes in the body including...
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