Thorne 5-MTHF, 60 Veggie Capsules
- An excellent source of folate for pregnant women*
- An active form of folate for superior absorption*
- Manufactured by Thorne Research
Folic acid is an important nutrient in terms of brain function and mental health throughout the lifecycle, but especially during phases of rapid growth such as pregnancy, infancy, and adolescence when the production of genetic material is heightened. Folic acid requirements increase during pregnancy to lower the developing fetus’s risk of neural tube defects.*
Folic acid, however, must be converted into its active form to be used in the body. But this multi-step process can be disrupted if there are liver or intestinal dysfunctions, resulting in insufficient amount of 5-MTHF, the bioavailable form of folic acid, to meet the body’s needs. It’s estimated that a significant portion of the US population may have a genetic enzyme defect that hampers the conversion of folic acid to 5-MTHF.
Thorne Research has bypassed the conversion process to deliver a folic acid supplement with superior bioavailability to support healthy immune, heart and nerve function, and promote healthy development of a growing fetus.*
Folate (as L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate), microcrystalline cellulose, hypromellose (cellulose) capsule, leucine, silicon dioxide
Take 1 capsule 1-3 times daily or as recommended by a health-care practitioner.
Store tightly sealed in a cool, dry place. Keep out of reach of children.
*Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any diseases. As with any dietary supplement, you should consult with a qualified healthcare professional if you are pregnant or nursing, if you have any medical condition, or if you are taking any medication before using this product. Always consult with a healthcare professional before giving supplements to children. Please read full disclaimer here.
Coupon (discount) codes are not applicable on product subscriptions. The subscription price is already discounted from the one time purchase price.
All orders are shipped directly from our factory warehouse in Chula Vista, California. Orders received before 12PM Pacific Time ship the same day (excluding weekends and holidays). Orders received after 12PM Monday-Friday will ship the following business day. Your tracking number will be emailed from as soon as your order is shipped.
For international shipments, duties and taxes may be applicable. By ordering from this website, you acknowledge that it is your responsibility to pay any duties and taxes.
You can return any unopened or unused product within 30 days on the date on your invoice. Simply send the item back with a copy of your invoice. If you are unhappy with any consumable product, you may return an open item for a refund as long as at least 50% of the original contents remain and the return is done within 30 days of the date on your invoice.
Please report any overages, shortages, or damages within 10 days of receiving your order.