Review: 'Through the Shadowlands’ describes Julie Rehmeyer's ME/CFS Odyssey
I should note at the outset that this review is based on an audio version of the galleys and the epilogue from the finished work. Julie Rehmeyer sent me the final version as a PDF, but for some reason my text to voice software (Kurzweil) had issues with it. I understand that it is...
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Is this methylfolate product ok?

Discussion in 'Detox: Methylation; B12; Glutathione; Chelation' started by forbius, Feb 27, 2012.

  1. forbius

    forbius

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    It costs a premium, but works out cheaper per milligram than buying lots of smaller bottles. It doesn't once mention the "metafolin" brand name, however, so i'm wondering if there might be a difference in quality?

    Metabolic Maintenance 5-MTHF.
     
  2. richvank

    richvank Senior Member

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    Hi, forbius.

    This product is a racemic mixture of 50%-50% L5-methyltetrahydrofolate and R5-tetrahydrofolate. Only the L5 type is usable by the body. I don't know whether the presence of the other type will cause any problems or not. It's cheaper to make the mixture. As far as I know, only Merck and Gnosis have processes for making the pure L5.

    Best regards,

    Rich
     
  3. forbius

    forbius

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    Is there a metafolin product that comes in these sorts of dosages? I can only seem to find 800mcg and 1mg.
     
  4. adreno

    adreno PR activist

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    There is a 5mg Thorne product on iHerb, that contains only l-methylfolate (gnosis).
     
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