Folic acid diet: The 5 foods that contain folic acid

2 – Lentils

Lentils are full of folate acid, with 200 grams of cooked lentils containing a whopping 90 percent of your daily folate.

Why not try adding lentils to your favourite salad, cooking them into a soup or stew, or trying a lentil curry recipe?

Your red blood cells will thank you!

3 – Beetroot

Beetroots don’t just add a burst of colour to your plate, they are full of essential nutrients.

Just 130 grams of beetroot contains a whopping 37 percent of your daily folate requirement.

Also rich in manganese, potassium, nitrates and vitamin C: add beets to your salads and smoothies.

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