Folic Acid B9
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.
- Used for making blood cells
- Good for nervous system
- Helps process folic acid
Top Fruit & Vegetables For Folic Acid B9
Please note that not all these fruit and vegetables are grown in the UK under normal conditions. Where possible, links to UK varieties are provided.
The ranking is based on how much folic acid B9 is contained in a 100 g raw portion of the fruit or vegetable, converted to a percentage of the Recommended Daily Allowance*.
*The nutritional information has been compiled 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.