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Vitacost-Synergy Bioavailable Folate Featuring Quatrefolic® -- 1240 mcg DFE - 60 Capsules

Vitacost-Synergy Bioavailable Folate Featuring Quatrefolic®
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Vitacost-Synergy Bioavailable Folate Featuring Quatrefolic® Description

NEW! Skip synthetic folic acid—supplement with a better form of this essential B vitamin with Vitacost Bioavailable Folate with Quatrefolic®.

What is Bioavailable Folate?


Folate, named after the Latin word for leaf (folium), is a B vitamin found in leafy green vegetables, citrus fruits, beans and peas. It’s not produced or stored by the body and must be regularly replenished through diet.


When supplementing with folate, most people take folic acid—which is a synthetic form of folate. In the body, folic acid must be metabolized to its bioactive form before it can be used—and only a small percentage is believed to actually make it into the body’s cells.


Now, Bioavailable Folate offers a better way to obtain folate. It features Quatrefolic®, a scientifically advanced, active form of folate that’s complexed with glucosamine for better solubility and bioavailabilty than other available forms.


What are the key benefits of Synergy Bioavailable Folate?

  • Folate is an essential B vitamin needed by the body to produce and maintain new cells, as well as for the creation of DNA and RNA.*
  • Folate is needed for the maintenance of healthy homocysteine levels.*
  • Folate plays a part in the formation of SAM-e (s-adenosyl methionine), a compound that regulates many functions, including mood.*

Why is Synergy Bioavailable Folate your everyday essential?

  • Features Quatrefolic®, a scientifically advanced folate with higher solubility and better bioavailability than other forms
  • Supplies 1,240 mcg DFE of folate per single-capsule serving
  • Suitable for vegetarians
  • Contains 60 servings per bottle
  • Exceptional quality, extraordinary value

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All Vitacost® supplements are formulated to deliver the level of support you expect and deserve. Whether you’re shopping Vitacost® vitamins, minerals, herbs or other key nutrients, their potency is guaranteed – what’s on the label is what’s in the bottle. Plus, all Vitacost® supplements adhere to the FDA’s Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMPs), ensuring that they are manufactured to high standards of POTENCY, PURITY, efficacy and safety. We take PRIDE in what we do, which is why we promise if you don’t love your product, we’ll take it back – even if the bottle is empty.


About Synergy by Vitacost 
Working with your body, Synergy supplements can keep you headed in the right direction. These formulas feature standardized herbal extracts, scientifically researched ingredients and high potencies – all at the best value possible. Synergy provides premium nutrition, because your health is too precious to be making sacrifices. Find your everyday essentials and targeted wellness support in this growing selection of well-researched, quality supplements.


As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule daily with food or as directed by a healthcare professional.


Keep dry and at room temperature (59°-86°F [15°-30°C]).

Free Of
Milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, fish, soy, gluten, titanium dioxide.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Folate (as (6S)-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic acid, glucosamine salt)
1240 mcg DFE310%
Other Ingredients: Rice flour, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose and vegetable magnesium stearate.

Pregnant or lactating women, those with diabetes, hypoglycemics, and people with known medical conditions and/or taking drugs should consult with a licensed physician and/or pharmacist prior to taking dietary supplements. Keep out of reach of children.

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Know Your Nutrients: Vitamin B12 & Folic Acid

Vitamin B12 and folic acid are essential nutrients, which means your body needs them but doesn’t actually make them on its own—they have to be obtained through diet or supplements in order to maintain adequate levels. Let’s take a look at how each of these nutrients help to support cellular function, and ultimately your health and well-being.

B Vitamins Pouring Out From Bottle Into Woman's Hand

Vitamin B12 plays a part in energy production and carbohydrate metabolism, and it’s important for the formation of red blood cells. Vitamin B12 is water-soluble, meaning it’s not stored by your body and must be consumed on a regular basis. This vitamin supports health in many ways:

  • It helps reduce homocysteine levels, which is important for heart health.*
  • It supports the health of the central nervous system.*
  • It can help promote optimal sleep, while at the same time improving daytime concentration and alertness.*

Vitamin B12 is found primarily in animal products such as fish, chicken, turkey, beef, eggs and dairy products. People who eat a vegan diet need to be conscious of getting enough vitamin B12, since they don’t eat foods rich in this nutrient.

To supplement your diet with vitamin B12, note that there are different types available. One type, called cyanocobalamine, is the unactivated form of vitamin B12. Another type, called methylcobalamine, is the activated form. The difference between the two  is that the activated form doesn’t have to go through a biochemical change in your body after being ingested—so for many people, the active form is preferred.

Vitamin B12 as a supplement is available as capsules, tablets, flavored sublingual drops, and flavored lozenges.

Folic acid is alanother water-soluble nutrient necessary for optimal health. The term folic acid is used to define the man-made nutrient, while the term folate is used to describe the naturally-occurring form. Folate is found in many foods, including leafy greens, beans, peas and fruits. Like Vitamin B12, folate supports many aspects of health. It:

  • Is essential for the creation of DNA (your body’s genetic information), and for the building blocks of RNA, which is needed for DNA replication.*
  • Is required by your body to produce and maintain new cells.*
  • Plays a role in the formation of a compound called SAM-e (S-Adeonsyl Methionine) that regulates many cellular functions through the process of methylation, and influences mood.*
  • Can help support a healthy pregnancy.*
  • Helps promote brain function and memory*
  • Helps support homocysteine levels, in turn supporting heart health.*

Folic acid and folate are both available in supplement form. The activated form, called quatrefolic, is preferable for many people, and is often combined with glucosamine to support absorption and utilization. It’s available as either a capsule or a tablet, and the usual recommended dose 800 mcg per day.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. 

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