Folic Acid In Fruit & Vegetables (Vitamin B9)

Folic Acid In Fruit & Vegetables

Vitamin B9 (folic acid) in its natural form is called folate. Fruit and vegetables are a good source of this vitamin.

Folate helps with cell division and with the manufacture of red blood cells. During pregnancy, it plays an important role in the development of the foetus.

Allotment Picks

Vegetables High In Folic Acid

  1. Broad Beans
  2. Spinach
  3. Kale
  4. Lettuce
  5. Beetroot

Fruit High In Vitamin Folic Acid

  • Boysenberries
  • Loganberries
  • Blackberries

All Fruit & Veg

All Fruit & Vegetables

(100g raw = % Recommeded Daily Allowance*)

  1. Broad Beans (Beans Without Pods) (212%)
  2. Butter Beans (Beans Without Pods) (198%)
  3. Spinach (97%)
  4. Kale (71%)
  5. Lettuce (Cos) (68%)
  6. Beetroot (55%)
  7. Rocket (49%)
  8. Avocado (41%)
  9. Cress (40%)
  10. Globe Artichoke (34%)
  11. Parsnip (34%)
  12. Pak Choi (33%)
  13. Peas (33%)
  14. Leeks (32%)
  15. Broccoli (32%)
  16. Boysenberries (32%)
  17. Brussels Sprouts (31%)
  18. Cauliflower (29%)
  19. Asparagus (26%)
  20. Pepper (Red Sweet) (23%)
  21. Cabbage (22%)
  22. Sweetcorn (21%)
  23. Pomegranate (19%)
  24. Celery (18%)
  25. Shallots (17%)
  26. French Beans (17%)
  27. Orange (15%)
  28. Radish (13%)
  29. Salsify (13%)
  30. Kiwi Fruit (13%)
  31. Loganberries (13%)
  32. Coconut (13%)
  33. Blackberries (13%)
  34. Winter Squash (12%)
  35. Strawberries (12%)
  36. Chilli (Red Hot) (12%)
  37. Courgette / Marrow (12%)
  38. Raspberries (11%)
  39. Aubergine (Egg Plant) (11%)
  40. Swede (11%)
  41. Carrots (10%)
  42. Banana (10%)
  43. Onion (10%)
  44. Pineapple (9%)
  45. Mushrooms (White) (9%)
  46. Potato (9%)
  47. Tomato (8%)
  48. Mandarin (8%)
  49. Pumpkin (8%)
  50. Turnip (8%)
  51. Kohl Rabi (8%)
  52. New Zealand Spinach (8%)
  53. Jerusalem Artichoke (7%)
  54. Chard (7%)
  55. Sweet Potato (6%)
  56. Mustard (Green) (6%)
  57. Lemon (6%)
  58. Apricot (5%)
  59. Grapefruit (5%)
  60. Cherries (Sour) (4%)
  61. Celeriac (4%)
  62. Rhubarb (4%)
  63. Redcurrants & White Currants (4%)
  64. Cucumber (4%)
  65. Lime (4%)
  66. Pear (4%)
  67. Plum (3%)
  68. Figs (3%)
  69. Gooseberries (3%)
  70. Blueberries (3%)
  71. Garlic (2%)
  72. Cherries (Sweet) (2%)
  73. Apple (2%)
  74. Peach (2%)
  75. Cranberries (1%)
  76. Grapes (1%)
  77. Melon (Honeydew) (0%)
  78. Blackcurrants (0%)
  79. Olives (0%)
  80. Inca Berry (0%)

*The nutritional information has been compiled by me from information freely available and published by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the European Food Information Council (EUFIC). The information is given for comparison purposes only, and is not intended as dietary or medical advice. Please see my disclaimer for further information.