Quest Biofolic - L-Methyl Folate is a highly bioavailable form of folate that is an convenient one a day tablet that provides the recommended 400mcg of folate to be taken during pregnancy.
Provides L-methyl-folate, the bioavailable metabolically active form of folate in the body. It contributes to maternal tissue growth during pregnancy to reduce the risk of neural tube defects and has a role in body cell division and blood formation. The bio-active form of folate, l-methylfolate can be directly used by the body upon absorption without any metabolic conversion process and it directly increases the serum levels.
Low maternal folate status is a risk factor in the development of neural tube defects in the developing foetus. It also supports immune function, helps reduce tiredness and fatigue and supports normal homocysteine levels. Women who are planning or in the early stages of pregnancy, are advised to take 400mcg of folate as a supplement daily to ensure a dietary intake.