Suppys Source of Activated Folic Acid

Jackie and I spent years searching for the best ingredients in our mult-vitamin product. It took a great deal of time and research to make sure every ingredient in and of itself, and in combination with the other ingredients was the best for our kids, and ultimately yours.

Our source for the activated folic acid comes from Quatrefolic© a company recognized as a leading expert in the area of folic acid and food folate.

Folic acid and also food folate are not biologically active and need to be converted to the metabolically active 5-methyltetrahydrofolate (5-MTHF) through a multi-steps process where the enzyme methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) owns a key role. Some individuals, due to their unique genetic patterns and expression, have polymorphic forms of this enzyme and do not produce adequate or effective MTHFR [1, 2, 3]. 1.

The key word is “active.” It insures the absorption of this important ingredient.


Activated Folic Acid, Key Ingredient In Suppys

Providing the activated form of folic acid, 5-Methyltetrahydrofolic acid, guarantees the absorption of this vital nutrient. Even though it accounts for more than 25% of production costs we’ve added it to our ingredients because it is important for your children’s health. Yet another reason why our Suppys line was built for our very own children.

So what exactly is folic acid, why is it so important for our kids and yours, and what makes ours so effective? In this post and a few more we will be posting in the next couple of days, we will answer these questions.

Folate and folic acid are forms of a water-soluble B vitamin. Foods that are naturally high in folate include leafy vegetables (such as spinach, broccoli, and lettuce), okra, asparagus, fruits (such as bananas, melons, and lemons) beans, yeast, mushrooms, meat (such as beef liver and kidney), orange juice, and tomato juice. Folic acid is the man-made version of B vitamin. A form of folate, called folic acid, is used in dietary supplements and fortified foods. Kids need folate to make DNA and other genetic material. Folate is also needed for the body's cells to divide. 1.

When you think of what we call the folate food list, it’s clear why we added folic acid. As much as all of us parents are concerned about our kids are getting all of the folic acid they need from these foods, we know it is a difficult task. Suppys makes the task much easier. All it takes is two Suppys chewable daily and you’re covered.