15 Foods High In Folic Acid

March 11, 2013  |  


5. Beans, Peas and Lentils

Beans and pulses especially high in folic acid include pinto beans, lima beans, green peas, black-eyed peas and kidney beans. A small bowl of any type of lentils will give you the majority of your recommended daily amounts for folate. Here is a short list of how much which beans have the most folic acid.

· 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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