Life Extension, Optimized Folate, 1,700 mcg DFE, 100 Vegetarian Tablets
Best By: May 2025
- Date First Available: April 2015
- Product Code: LEX-19391
- UPC Code: 737870193913
- Package Quantity: 100 Count
- Dimensions: 4.8 x 5 x 10.9 cm , 0.05 kg
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- Gluten Free
- Non-GMO LE Certified
- Metabolically Active Form of Folic Acid
- Dietary Supplement
Our Optimized Folate formula promotes both cardiovascular and cognitive health with 1,700 mcg of folate in the form of 5-MTHF, the metabolically active form of folic acid.
What Is Optimized Folate?
Maintaining normal levels of homocysteine, a metabolic byproduct, is associated with both cardiovascular and cognitive health. The B vitamin folate helps maintain already healthy homocysteine levels. The RDA for folate for adults is 400 mcg a day. Our formula provides 1,700 mcg of folate in the form of L-Methylfolate.
Help maintain already healthy levels of the health biomarker homocysteine with 1,700 mcg of folate a day.
Optimized Folate Benefits
- Supports both cardiovascular & cognitive health
- Helps maintain already-healthy homocysteine levels
- Delivers 1,700 mcg of the B vitamin folate
Folate Promotes Heart and Brain Health
Folic acid is a common B-vitamin supplement. Folate helps maintain healthy homocysteine levels already within the normal range. Homocysteine levels are an important biomarker for both cardiovascular and cognitive health—so be proactive.
Folate, homocysteine & cardiovascular health
Folate helps maintain healthy homocysteine levels already within the normal range. By helping to inhibit excess homocysteine, folate supports healthy levels of this important cardiovascular health biomarker.
5-MTHF, homocysteine & cognitive health
Since people with elevated homocysteine levels have a greater risk of cognitive decline, getting enough folate is especially crucial for aging individuals attempting to maintain cognitive health.
Take alone or with B12 for enhanced effect
The RDA for folate for non-pregnant or lactating adults is 400 mcg a day. This formula delivers 1,700 mcg of 5-MTHF folate. If you’re looking for a higher dose, try our High Potency Optimized Folate formula, which delivers 8,500 mcg of 5-MTHF. You can combine either formula with vitamin B12 in the form of methylcobalamin, vitamin B6 in either the pyridoxal 5’-phosphate or pyridoxine hydrochloride form, and/or riboflavin.
Read the entire label and follow the directions carefully.
Take one (1) tablet daily with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Microcrystalline cellulose, dicalcium phosphate, croscarmellose sodium, silica, vegetable stearate, stearic acid.
Consult your healthcare provider if you are at risk of vitamin B12 deficiency, as high-dose folate may mask signs.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- Do not exceed recommended dose.
- Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
- Consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
Store tightly closed in a cool, dry place.
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|Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Tablet|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Folate [as (6S)-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate, Calcium salt]||1,700 mcg○||425%|
|○DFE (dietary folate equivalents)|