Enlyte methylfolate and more

Enlyte – methylfolate and more

Peter ForsterPhysical Conditions and Health, Treatments of Depression Leave a Comment

Enlyte is a therapeutic food that has been designed to help people at risk of functional deficits in folate and methylfolate that may be associated with treatment resistant depression. It contains a mixture of folate, folinic acid and l-methylfolate as well as other co-factors. EnLyte/EnBrace HR/EnLyte-D helps with concentration, motivation, and sleep. Symptoms include depressed mood, loss of interest, problems concentrating, insomnia, …

B Vitamins and Depression and Cognition

Peter ForsterPhysical Conditions and Health, Treatments of Depression

We ran across a Q&A from Consumer Lab on the role of B vitamins in depression which sparked us to update and expand this section of our page on nutritional supplements. ConsumerLab.com Answers   Question: I’ve heard that having low B-12 or B-6 can cause depression. Is that true? Answer: Yes, being deficient in vitamin B-12 or B-6 can cause …

Natural Isn’t Necessarily Safe

Peter ForsterPhysical Conditions and Health

23,000 emergency room visits per year are the result of taking “natural supplements.” Natural does not mean safe. In 1994, Congress passed the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA), with heavy backing from industry. By defining herbal supplements and botanicals as dietary supplements, DSHEA exempted them from the more rigorous standards used by the FDA in regulating food, drugs, and …