15 Foods High In Folic Acid

March 11, 2013  |  


4. Citrus Fruits

Many fruits contain folic acid, but citrus fruits rank the highest. Oranges are an especially rich source of folic acid. One orange holds about 50 mcg, and a large glass of juice may contain even more. Other folate-rich fruits include papaya, grapefruit, grapes, banana, cantaloupe and strawberries. Here is a short list of fruits high in folic acid.

· 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)

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