Methylation is a process that occurs in every single one of our cells. It involves a chemical methyl group (CH3) being passed around a series of molecules in a cycle. Methylation enables the body to detoxify toxins within our cells, repair damaged DNA, and create new healthy cells.
Supplements and Methylation
You need certain foods and vitamins to support this process. Most importantly, you need methyl donors! Guess what vitamins are the most basic methyl donors? B’s! Lesser known supplements like SAMe (S-adenosyl methionine), TMG (Tri-methylglycine), PS (Phosphatidyl Serine), Glutathione, and MSM (methylsulfonylmethane), may also be considered to support methylation.
Foods and Methylation
In addition, eating the following foods on a regular basis helps ensure optimal nutrient density and methylation!
Broccoli, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, kale, cabbage, bok choy, lentils, split peas, almonds, sweet potato, spinach, asparagus, red beans, blueberries, cranberries, blackberries, raspberries, apples, pecans, cherries, black beans, plums and prunes, brazil nuts, and beets are especially amazing in this category!
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