Pure Encapsulations, B12 Folate 60 Vegetable Capsules


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    Product Description

    • with Metafolin L-5-MTHF
    • Activated vitamin B12 and folate
    • Hypo-allergenic Dietary Supplement

    B12 Folate is a combination of two water-soluble B vitamins, folic acid and vitamin B12. Folic acid is provided in this formula as Metafolin, the naturally occurring universally metabolized form of folate. Metafolin is chemically identical to the active folate metabolite, 5-methyltetrahydrofolate (L-5-MTHF). L-5-MTHF is the predominant, naturally occurring form of folate in food. Through bypassing several enzymatic activation steps, it is directly usable by the body and provides all of the benefits of folic acid regardless of functional or genetic variations. The B12 in this formula is provided as methylcobalamin, the most bioavailable form of this vitamin.

    Uses For B12 Folate

    Nutrient Metabolism: Folic acid and vitamin B12 are interrelated in function. They convert carbohydrates into energy and are vital in the metabolism of fats and protein. They play an important role in the maintenance of muscle tone in the GI tract and the integrity of skin, hair and the liver. They are also critical for maintaining red blood cell homeostasis and healthy homocysteine levels.*

    Nervous System Health: Adequate folate status is critical for nucleic acid synthesis and neurotransmitter synthesis. At the molecular level, the main function of folate is to donate methyl groups in key biochemical reactions occurring in blood cells, neurons, the vasculature and many other tissues. In recent studies, methylcobalamin has demonstrated an enhanced ability to support neurological function. Vitamin B12 promotes protein synthesis for maintaining healthy nerve cells and myelin. Methylcobalamin may also help to moderate levels of glutamate in the brain, encouraging healthy brain cell activity, as well as memory, mood, and cognitive function. In general, vitamin B12 works with folate to promote DNA and red blood cell health.

    What Is The Source?

    Metafolin, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate (L-5-MTHF) is synthetic. Methylcobalamin is produced from corn dextrose fermentation. Hypo-allergenic plant fiber is derived from pine cellulose. Vitamin C (ascorbyl palmitate) is derived from corn dextrose fermentation and palm oil.

    Supplement Facts

    Suggested Use Pure Encapsulations recommends 1-2 capsules per day, in divided doses with meals.
    Supplement Facts
    Supplement Facts
    Serving Size: 1 Capsule
    Servings Per Container: 60
      Amount Per Serving % DV
    methylcobalamin (B12)´╗┐
    800 mcg
    folate (as Metafolin, L-5-MTHF) 800 mcg *
    ascorbyl palmitate (fat-soluble vitamin C) 2 mg *

    *Daily Value (DV) not established.

    Other Ingredients Hypo-allergenic plant fiber, vegetable capsule.
    Warnings If pregnant or lactating, consult your physician before taking this product. Folic acid may adversely interact with chemotherapeutic drugs.

    Additional Information

    SKU PE-B12
    Name Pure Encapsulations, B12 Folate 60 Vegetable Capsules
    UPC 766298000268
    MPN B12
    Brand Pure Encapsulations
    Form Vegetable Capsule
    Shipping Weight 0.0500
    Serving Size 1 Vegetable Capsule
    Package Description 60 Vegetable Capsules
    Product Type Egg Free, Gluten Free, Hypoallergenic, Vegetarian, Wheat Free


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    These B Folate capsules /pure encapsulations, have given me so much more energy than any other brand .I like that this formula is made with vegan capsules & have no other hidden ingredients unlike other brands that have titanium dioxide or shellac ,just some of the harmful ingredients that commercial brand vitamins in supermarkets have . That is why I purchase my vitamins from HealthDesigns.Com because they only carry the safest & best vitamins!!! Gerri

    Published by gerri on 2011-06-23 22:06:20
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      Posted by Lynn on October 17, 2011
      Many B 12 vitamins are harsh. Vegan digest well and works.
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      Posted by Pamela on June 8, 2011

      Very exellent product
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      Posted by B12 on August 15, 2011
      excellent for energy!
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