Top 13 Foods High in Folate (Folic Acid) You Should Be Eating

13) Broccoli

Broccoli is well-known for its plethora of health advantages, for example, it boosts the immune system, support hormone balance promotes eye and heart health, and can deliver a variety of important vitamin and minerals.

When it comes to folate, 91 grams or one cup of raw broccoli contains approximately 57 mcg or approximately 14% of the daily value.

You can get most of the folate from broccoli when you cook it. Even a study showed that cooked broccoli offers considerably more folate, delivering 84 mcg (21% of the daily value) in a half-cup (78-gram) portion.

Additionally, it also contains beneficial plant compounds, including sulforaphane, a substance that has been widely studied for its potent anti-cancer potential.

Furthermore, it is rich in Vitamin K, C, A, and manganese.

Written by Greg M. Wilcox

With a background in medical research, I'm dedicated to unraveling the complexities of health and nutrition in a way that's easy to understand and implement. From debunking myths to sharing science-backed insights, my goal is to guide you on a journey towards optimal well-being.