Author Archives: Dr. Ruth Leyse-Wallace

Why We Upgraded Folic Acid To Folate (5-MTHF)

We recently upgraded our Core Micronutrients formula by changing our Folic Acid to 5-Methyltetrahydrofolate. We asked Dr. Ruth Leyse-Wallace to summarize why this switch was key, and why absorbing Vitamin B9 is so important.   Forms of Vitamin B-9 Folate – in natural foods Folic acid – synthetic, in some supplements – needs to be converted into Folate[…]