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What Is Levomefolic Acid?

Levomefolic acid is the primary biologically active form of folate.

It is also the folate form found in our circulation and transported across our membranes into tissues and across the blood-brain barrier.

Levomefolic acid Is A Folate

Levomefolic acid is also known as 5-methyltetrahydrofolate (5-MTHF). It’s the metabolite of folates, also called vitamin B9. (source 🗗)

Levomefolic acid is the main form of folates found in blood circulation. (source đź——)

Benefits Of Levomefolic Acid

It has been suggested that all folates possess antioxidant properties. (source đź——)

The deficiency of Levomefolic acid and other folates can lead to disturbance of DNA synthesis, and consequently, megaloblastic anemia. (source đź——)

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