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Old 07-14-2014, 06:53 PM
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Default Food that contains folic acid.

At this topic I will list some food that contains a lot of folic acid, so simply if you want to gain folic acid in your system eat as much as you can of the food listed below. *Also you can add any food that isn't listed, but contains folic acid here.*

1. Dark Leafy Greens
Spinach 1 cup = 263 mcg of folate (65% DV)
Collard Greens 1 cup = 177 mcg of folate (44% DV)
Turnip Greens 1 cup = 170 mcg of folate (42% DV)
Mustard Greens 1 cup = 103 mcg of folate (26% DV)
Romaine Lettuce 1 cup = 76 mcg of folate (19% DV)

2.Asparagus

3.Broccoli

4.Citrus Fruits
Papaya One papaya = 115 mcg of folate (29% DV)
Oranges One orange = 40 mcg of folate (10% DV)
Grapefruit One grapefruit = 30 mcg of folate (8% DV)
Strawberries 1 cup = 25 mcg of folate (6.5% DV)
Raspberries 1 cup = 14 mcg of folate (4% DV)

5.Beans, Peas and Lentils
Lentils 1 cup = 358 mcg of folate (90% DV)
Pinto Beans 1 cup = 294 mcg of folate (74% DV)
Garbanzo Beans 1 cup = 282 mcg of folate (71% DV)
Black Beans 1 cup = 256 mcg of folate (64% DV)
Navy Beans 1 cup = 254 mcg of folate (64% DV)
Kidney Beans 1 cup = 229 mcg of folate (57% DV)
Lima Beans 1 cup = 156 mcg of folate (39% DV)
Split Peas 1 cup = 127 mcg of folate (32% DV)
Green Peas 1 cup = 101 mcg of folate (25% DV)
Green Beans 1 cup = 42 mcg of folate (10% DV)
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Old 07-14-2014, 06:56 PM
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6. Avocado

7.Okra

8.Brussels Sprout

9.Seeds and Nuts
Sunflower Seeds cup = 82 mcg of folate (21% DV)
Peanuts cup = 88 mcg of folate (22%)
Flax Seeds 2 tbs = 54 mcg of folate (14% DV)
Almonds 1 cup = 46 mcg pf fp;ate (12% DV)

10. Cauliflower

11.Beets

12.Corn

13.Celery

14.Carrots

15.Squash
Winter squash 1 cup = 57 mcg of folate (14% DV)
Summer Squash 1 cup = 36 mcg of folate (9% DV)
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Old 07-14-2014, 07:28 PM
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At this topic I will list some food that contains a lot of folic acid, so simply if you want to gain folic acid in your system eat as much as you can of the food listed below. *Also you can add any food that isn't listed, but contains folic acid here.*

1. Dark Leafy Greens
Spinach 1 cup = 263 mcg of folate (65% DV)
Collard Greens 1 cup = 177 mcg of folate (44% DV)
Turnip Greens 1 cup = 170 mcg of folate (42% DV)
Mustard Greens 1 cup = 103 mcg of folate (26% DV)
Romaine Lettuce 1 cup = 76 mcg of folate (19% DV)

2.Asparagus

3.Broccoli

4.Citrus Fruits
Papaya One papaya = 115 mcg of folate (29% DV)
Oranges One orange = 40 mcg of folate (10% DV)
Grapefruit One grapefruit = 30 mcg of folate (8% DV)
Strawberries 1 cup = 25 mcg of folate (6.5% DV)
Raspberries 1 cup = 14 mcg of folate (4% DV)

5.Beans, Peas and Lentils
Lentils 1 cup = 358 mcg of folate (90% DV)
Pinto Beans 1 cup = 294 mcg of folate (74% DV)
Garbanzo Beans 1 cup = 282 mcg of folate (71% DV)
Black Beans 1 cup = 256 mcg of folate (64% DV)
Navy Beans 1 cup = 254 mcg of folate (64% DV)
Kidney Beans 1 cup = 229 mcg of folate (57% DV)
Lima Beans 1 cup = 156 mcg of folate (39% DV)
Split Peas 1 cup = 127 mcg of folate (32% DV)
Green Peas 1 cup = 101 mcg of folate (25% DV)
Green Beans 1 cup = 42 mcg of folate (10% DV)
That is very detailed information, I never knew most of the above listed foods had folic acis, am glad to have read it, thank you again for sharing.
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Old 07-14-2014, 09:12 PM
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I really do love collard greens especially when my mom cooks that for dinner. Just talking about it makes me hungry. I just did not think too much about beans and peas containing folic acid.
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Old 07-16-2014, 05:03 PM
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Determined2014 , I'm glad that you can use this information to gain more folic acid in your system.
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Old 07-16-2014, 05:05 PM
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I really do love collard greens especially when my mom cooks that for dinner. Just talking about it makes me hungry. I just did not think too much about beans and peas containing folic acid.
I love spinach with garlic and cheese crumbles. It's just delicious. Yes beans and peas also contain a decent amount of folic acid, so it's worth to eat them.
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Old 07-16-2014, 07:57 PM
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I love spinach with garlic and cheese crumbles. It's just delicious. Yes beans and peas also contain a decent amount of folic acid, so it's worth to eat them.
I do love to eat collard greens more than spinach. I never had spinach with cheese crumbles I might try that sometime. The only beans I eat are string beans and pork and beans which makes me go to the bathroom LOL.
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Old 07-17-2014, 07:46 AM
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Spinach itself is a little bland, but with cheese crumbles it is way more tasty. You should definitely try it!!

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Old 07-23-2014, 04:33 PM
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Feel free to post other food that contains folic acid.
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Old 07-23-2014, 06:00 PM
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I am new to the SB community, trying to find out as much as I can because friend's daughter has it. What is the benefit of folic acid on SB? Does it improve the symptoms in a significant way?
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