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Vitamin B9 – Folic Acid

Welcome to Australia! Introducing Methyl B9 and B12

December 15, 2015

In exciting news for Australia and our natural health industry, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has recently granted approval to use methyl B9 and methyl B12 in our supplements.

Many practitioner brands have used this approval as an opportunity to upgrade existing products or formulate new ones.

Why do we at Emed consider this approval so important? Simply put it boils down to increased availability and utilisation thereby maximising the therapeutic value of these important nutrients.

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Are You a Mutant? Anxiety and MTHFR

March 13, 2015

In a honest and insightful article, journalist Elisa Black chronicled her journey with anxiety.

With a life- long experience of crippling anxiety and poor outcomes with a number of treatments, Black discovered the cause – a genetic mutation of the MTHFR gene.

Ongoing research implicates MTHFR genetic mutations for mood disorders such as anxiety and depression. Supplementing with specific B vitamins could go part of the way in modulating the expression of the MTHFR gene.

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Folic Acid, Folinic Acid or Methyl Folate – Which is Best?

September 17, 2014

What’s the difference between Folate, Folic Acid, Folinic Acid and Methyl Folate?

Undoubtedly, if you have the MTHFR gene (or even if you don’t) you’ve heard the words folate, folic acid, folinic acid, methylfolate thrown around like a tossed salad.

We get questions everyday regarding the MTHFR gene and how it reflects on which form of folate should be taken in supplement form.

Find out which form you should be taking and how a simple test can clear up all this confusion.

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Low Folate and Hearing Loss

July 23, 2014

In many cases, age-related hearing loss is linked to an amino acid called homocysteine.

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