L-Methylfolate Is An Active Folate Form
- Mar 13, 2018 -

Both folic acid and folate are broken down by the body into L-methylfolate, that is the active form of folate. 


L-methylfolate is sometimes called levomefolate, (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolic acid, or 5-MTHF .

It is important for the body to create DNA, the genetic material in cells. It also helps the body make certain neurotransmitters, or brain chemicals, specifically serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine.