Folate & Folic Acid - Whats the Difference

Released Tuesday, 1st September 2015
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Is active folate only available in supplements?


Methylfolate (an biochemically active form of folate) is found naturally in vegetables, like leafy greens.

Folic acid is a synthetic form of folate used to fortify overly processed foods! Avoid it as much as you can.

There are over 200 forms of folate!

In summary: Eat whole foods for quality folates. Avoid synthetic folic acid in processed foods.

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