What Are Nutraceuticals?
Nutraceuticals are regulated by the FDA as a dietary supplement and food additive containing health-bolstering effects that are seen to have some medicinal benefit. Nutraceuticals are standardized nutrients. In the United States, most nutraceuticals are regulated as dietary supplements and food additives by the FDA. All BioTE Nutraceuticals are manufactured in facilities located in the United States under cGMP guidelines and are held to specific potency as well as quality standards.
What is in the Thorne Research Methyl-Guard Plus Supplement?
Methyl-Guard Plus contains higher amounts of 5-MTHF (the active form of folate), pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (active B6), and methylcobalamin (active B12) than our original Methyl-Guard. It also has added riboflavin 5'-phosphate (the active form of vitamin B2) for its positive effect on homocysteine metabolism and methylation. These ingredients provide the necessary nutrients the body uses for methylation.
What is the Function of the Ingredients in the Thorne Research Methyl-Guard Plus Supplement?
Methylation – the addition of a methyl group (CH3 – one carbon attached to three hydrogens) to another molecule – is an essential and vital biochemical process within the human body that is involved in a large number of biochemical pathways involving neurotransmitters, detoxification, cardiovascular health, eye health, muscle health, bone health, and redox balance.