Active Folate and UnMetabolized Folic Acid (UMFA)

There are increasing concerns that exposure to UnMetabolized Folic Acid, which results from folic acid intakes that overwhelm the liver's metabolic capacity, may be associated with adverse effects.

Folate deficiency has been treated by recommending folic acid supplements and fortified foods – even though this may be an inferior way to address the deficiency. Supplementing with the active form of folate, as Quatrefolic®, means using folate readily available for the human body providing the right solution to obtain this vital nutrient while avoiding potential risks.

In this infographic, we examined the folic acid status of women of reproductive age and different populations taking acid folic and we will give an overview of the UnMetabolized Folic Acid health connection.

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