Podcast of the week: MTHFR and other genes

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You may have heard about the MTHFR gene. MTHFR stands for methylene-tetrahydrofolate reductase. It is an enzyme that converts folate you eat into the active form (5 Methyltetrahydrofolate). if you have a mutation in the gene then its affects how much active folate you have available. Sources suggest a MTHFR gene mutation is estimated to affect about 30 to 50% of the population and can be associated with chronic illnesses as well as conception and pregnancy complications.

This podcast is a must for anyone considering having a baby. Knowing your MTHFR status and how to manage it is a must as part of preconception care.

A brilliant listen with some very important gems of information for bettering the health of yourself and any future offspring!

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