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When folic acid might be doing more harm than good in your body

Posted on Sep 6, 2016 in Blog, Nutrients

When folic acid might be doing more harm than good in your body

When folic acid might be doing more harm than good in your body. You probably know that 1 of the most important vitamins you both need for fertility is “folic acid”.  However, what you might not know, is that due to a gene mutation not everyone can utilise the folic acid found in common prenatal supplements and high-street multi-vitamins.  In fact, this form of folic acid could be hindering your chances of falling pregnant. The gene in question is the MTHFR gene which controls how well your body makes the activated form of folate; if this gene is being expressed (as either C677T or A1298C)...

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