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In the United States, federal laws require enriching cereal, flour and other grain products with folic acid. Foods high in the natural form of the folic acid B-vitamin, folate, include leafy green vegetables, dried peas ... More »

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Foods that have high folic acid content include beans, peas, leafy greens, and fortified breads and cereals. Other foods that have high folic acid content are asparagus and citrus fruit. More »

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According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, folic acid plays a vital role in brain development and function and mental and emotional health. Folic acid helps the body produce DNA and RNA, so it is especially ... More »

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When a person does not get enough folic acid, they can suffer from fatigue, poor growth and a swollen tongue, according to the National Institutes of Health. It can also cause mouth sores and anemia. More »

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Many bodily functions, such as the production of healthy red blood cells, the synthesis and repair of DNA and RNA, and rapid cell growth and division rely on an adequate supply of folic acid, according to Medical News To... More »

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Foods that are high in folic acid include asparagus, broccoli and all citrus fruits. Beans, peas, lentils, avocados and Brussels sprouts also contain a high level of the acid. More »

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Foods that have high folic acid content include beans, peas, leafy greens, and fortified breads and cereals. Other foods that have high folic acid content are asparagus and citrus fruit. More »

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