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                                                Product Code: S130
                                                   60 Capsules

                                      A highly bio-available form of folic acid

                                       Each Vegetarian Capsule Contains:
                               Folic Acid (from Calcium Folinate)     0.745 mg

       Non Medicinal Ingredients: Magnesium Citrate, L-leucine, Silicon Dioxide as required to fill capsule.
                           ADULT DOSAGE: One capsule daily or as recommended.

Folic acid is the most stable of the reduced folates and is more easily transported into the CNS than folate. Folic
acid is essential for cellular growth and cell division along with formation of all new cells, particularly red blood
cells. It is important in methylation reactions.

Folic acid (5 formyltetrahydrofolate) bypasses the decimjugation and reduction steps. It is then further
converted to 5 methyltetrahydrofolate in the enterocytes, which is absorbed directly avoiding the biliary
secretion and re-absorption process. It appears that folate deficiencies may cause inability to convert to an
active and useful form.

•Cervical dysfascin (prevention)
•Chron’s disease
•Depressive disorders
•Osteoporosis (homocysteine pathways)
•Pregnancy *

* It is required for proper functioning of neuronal cells and it is necessary for closure of the neural tube during
Large doses of folic acid may mask symptoms of a Vitamin B12 deficiency. Symptoms of folic acid deficiency are
heartburn, frequent infections, anemia, and cognitive dysfunction.

Drugs that may deplete levels of folic acid include oral contraceptives, potassium sparing diuretics, bile acid
sequestrants, anti-convulsants, corticosteroids (prednisol), NSAID’s, sulfasalazine, methotrexate,
trimethopium-containing antibiotics, H2 receptor antagonists, aspirin, antacids, alcohol, cycloserine,
pyrimethamine, antibiotics, biguanides, and palsalates. High doses of folic acid may alter the metabolism of
phenytoin, phenobarbitate, and peimidone. High doses of folic acid may decrease the efficacy of methotuate
(in chemotherapy).

                                       Acceptable in pregnancy?        Yes
                                       Suitable when nursing?          Yes
                                       Suitable for children?          Adjust dose per body weight
                                       Suitable for diabetics?         Yes
                                       Suitable for vegetarians?       Yes
                                       Take with food?                 Yes

(1) Natural Therapeutics Pocket Guide, J. LaValle, D. Krinsky, E. Hawkins, R. Pelton, N. Willis.
(2) The Vitamin/Herb Guide of Natural Treatments, the Global Health Series.
(3) Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion Handbook, R. Pelton, J. LaValle, E. Hawkins, D. Krinsky.

                                       A.N. Tyler Distributing Ltd.
                                       #203 - 19292 - 60th Avenue
                                      Surrey, B.C. Canada V3S 3M2

       telephone 800.663.6369