I hope this message finds you well and ready for another journey into the fascinating world of health and wellness. As someone who has experienced my share of health challenges, I believe in sharing critical knowledge to help you lead a healthier, more vibrant life.

Today, I want to talk to you about something that has been a source of growing interest in the health community – the MTHFR gene mutation. This may sound complex, but don’t worry; I’ll simplify it for you.

The MTHFR gene is responsible for a crucial process in your body known as methylation, which is involved in numerous bodily functions including cellular repair, DNA synthesis, and regulating neurotransmitters. The prevalence of the MTHFR mutation is actually quite significant – it’s estimated that up to half of the population may have a variant.

However, having an MTHFR mutation isn’t an automatic sentence to poor health. But it does mean that your body may have a harder time performing methylation, and this is where certain dietary strategies can come in handy. In fact, even those without the mutation can benefit from these recommendations, as they contribute to overall wellness.


1. Methyl-B12, methyl-folate, and betaine. These are vital for the methylation process. Look for foods rich in these nutrients – lean meats, fish, eggs, and dairy for Methyl-B12; leafy greens like spinach and asparagus for methyl-folate; and spinach, and beets for betaine.

2. Lean proteins. Your body uses amino acids from proteins for methylation. Incorporate more lean meats like chicken and turkey, fish, and plant-based proteins like lentils and chickpeas into your diet.

3. Fruits and vegetables. They are rich in antioxidants which help combat oxidative stress, a condition often elevated in those with MTHFR mutations.


1. Synthetic folic acid. It’s not easily processed, especially by those with MTHFR mutations. Watch out for fortified foods and certain supplements.

2. Processed foods. They often contain synthetic folic acid and other additives that can interfere with methylation.

3. Alcohol. It can disrupt methylation and deplete your body’s B vitamins, which are crucial for the process.

4. Unfiltered tap water. It often contains heavy metals and other toxins that can interfere with methylation.

Please remember that if you suspect you may have an MTHFR mutation, it’s crucial to consult with a healthcare professional or genetic counsellor for personalized guidance. At C Beyond health, we’re committed to helping you navigate your path to phenomenal health. If you have any questions or need support, don’t hesitate to reach out

Remember, health is a journey, not a destination. Let’s embrace this journey together and reach for phenomenal health, one step at a time.

To your health and wellness,
Warmest Regards,

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