I can know more about methylation
We joined circles with Dr Kara Fitzgerald. Dr Heidi asked Kara to describe methylation in simple terms. Here is the first of 3 videos. Methylation is a vital process that happens in every cell in your body. Optimising your methylation is key to preventing many lifestyle-related chronic diseases and working towards your optimal wellness potential.
What is methylation?
How do you support optimal methylation?
What are the correct quantities of methylation nutrients.
Essential nutrients for methylation
In order for you to optimise your methylation, the following key nutrient sources have been identified:
- Folic Acid: Food sources include liver, chicken, egg yolk, lentils, split peas, soybeans, almonds, potatoes, sweet potatoes, spinach, beetroot, Brussel sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, cabbage, bok choy, asparagus, bananas, peaches
- Vitamin B12: Food sources include liver, beef, chicken, fish, eggs, rainbow trout, salmon, haddock, tuna
- Vitamin B6: Food sources include tuna, turkey, beef, chicken, salmon, sunflower seeds, spinach, bananas, sweet potatoes
- Methionine: Food sources include egg white, whole eggs, sesame seeds, Brazil nuts, soy protein, chicken, tuna, beef, chickpea, almonds, pinto beans, lentils, brown rice
Below is a list of supplements that contains these essential methylation nutrients.