So I have the gene that causes your body to only process Folate at 60% efficiency. Some who have both copies of the gene only process folate at 10% efficiency. Now prior to taking this (one a day) my Homocysteine level was 19. After taking it, it is now 12. Now I also have a copy of the Lp(a) gene which is really bad for your arteries. Not many know this, but there is data that shows the combination of high Homocysteine and high levels of Lp(a) is reaally really bad for your arteries. Homocysteine is an inflamation marker. Both can be measured by blood tests.
HomocysteX Plus by Seeking Health supplies bioactive forms of four essential B-vitamins together with betaine (also known as trimethylglycine or TMG) to synergistically support methylation and normal homocysteine metabolism. Methylation is vital for formation of essential cell components such as proteins, nucleic acids found in DNA and RNA, and phospholipids that form nerve cell membranes. By transferring methyl groups (three hydrogen atoms bonded to a carbon atom, known as CH3) from one molecule to another, methylation turns on genes, activates enzymes, drives detoxification reactions, influences hormone secretion, and helps maintain normal metabolism of homocysteine, a potentially harmful amino acid metabolite. Unfortunately, poor nutrition, oxidative stress, infections, metabolic defects, and various other factors can impair methylation processes throughout the body.*
To nutritionally support optimal methylation capacity, this product supplies folate, vitamin B12, B6, B2, and betaine in amounts and forms that are efficiently utilized and well-tolerated by the body. Taking just L-5-methylfolate is often times not sufficient for those with MTHFR mutations. Dr. Lynch provides these other ingredients, such as betaine (TMG), to help support healthy homocysteine levels and support the methylation cycle.*
Betaine is a powerful and important methyl donor for the body, especially for those who have MTHFR mutations. Vitamin B12 is crucial to the formation of healthy red blood cells, energy production, nervous system support, cognitive function, and homocysteine regulation. Vitamin B6 as P-5-P is important as a coenzyme for the normal metabolism of amino acids, carbohydrates and lipids. It is also involved in healthy cognitive development, immune health and homocysteine conversion. Riboflavin is important for body growth and red blood cell production and assists in the process of releasing energy from carbohydrates.*
For a methylation support supplement without the betaine, consider our HomocysteX. For a B12- and folate-only product, consider our Active B12 with L-5-MTHF.
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Take 1 capsule daily with or without food, or as directed by your healthcare professional. Do not take within 5 hours of bedtime as it may interfere with sleep.
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Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings Per Container: 60
|Riboflavin (as riboflavin-5’-phosphate sodium)||25 mg||1,923%|
|Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxal-5’-phosphate)||15 mg||882%|
|Folate [as Quatrefolic® (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolate, glucosamine salt]||1,360 mcg DFE (800 mcg)||340%|
|Vitamin B12 (as MECOBALACTIVE® methylcobalamin and adenosylcobalamin)||1,000 mcg||41,667%|
|TMG (trimethylglycine)||700 mg||**|
|**Daily Value (DV) not established.|
Other Ingredients: Vegetarian capsule (hypromellose and water) and ascorbyl palmitate.
Quatrefolic® is a registered trademark of Gnosis S.p.A. Produced under US Patent 7,947,662.
MECOBALACTIVE® is a registered trademark of HealthTech BioActives SLU d.b.a. Ferrer HealthTech.
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|Cost Per Serving||$0.47|
|Delivery Method||Vegetarian Capsule|
|Storage||Keep closed in a cool, dry place out of reach by children.|
|Dimensions (in.)||Length: 2 / Width: 2 / Height: 3.75|
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Expensive but it lowered my Homocysteine level a lot
Great for inflammation
I take this to keep things balanced. I trust the science behind it and cycle it with my other supplements.
Like this product does not upset my stomach like other b supplements do