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Know your Ingredients: The Folic Acid Problem

As a naturopathic doctor I often tell patients that I’m a supplements snob. That’s because there is a difference between grocery store supplements and quality brands. Today we will dive into these differences and I’ll do my best to explain them. The diagram above is part of the methylation cycle. It shows the conversion of folic …

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Methylation Polymorphisms are more Complicated than MTHFR

(warning this is a very technical blog entry for those that are familiar with MTHFR) I love reading about the methylation cycle and methyl tetrahydrofolatereductase (MTHFR) polymorphisms. MTHFR along with some other enzymesin your body are responsible for transferring carbons. Carbons are necessaryfor building everything in your body from DNA and neurotransmitters toproteins, fats, and …

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