170: What range of folate and homocysteine are good for MTHFR?

Masterjohn Q&A Files Episode 170


Question: What range of folate and homocysteine are good for MTHFR?

So 18 to 22 nanograms per milliliter for serum folate and then for homocysteine, I would say seven to nine, I think eight is right smack in the middle and it's fine. No harm in getting down to five, if you can get there but I wouldn't, if you're in the seven to nine range, I wouldn't worry about it.

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080: Ask Me Anything About Nutrition, December 2, 2020

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