Folic acid

Sources



Folic acid is found in significant quantities in higher plants and microorganisms, plant leaves, especially the dark green leaves (it was first found in the leaves of spinach), integral wheat, sesame, aronia, black rye flour, brewer's yeast, liver, egg yolk, beans, oranges, carrots, apricots, pumpkin, avocado and various other vegetables and fruits. Of the animal products the richest are liver and heart muscles.
 

The content of folic acid in some food products

Food product The content of folic acid
(micrograms in 100 g of food product)
Yeast 1470
Liver - beef 200 - 294
Spinach 48 - 115
Kidneys 45
Parsley 38,4
Flour - wheat 35
Beans - green 12 - 35
Cabbage 15 - 30
Cherry 6 - 30
Bread - rye 16 - 23
Potato 8 - 20
Cheese 8 - 19
Pear 1,8 - 16
Beet 10 - 15
Carrots 7 - 15
Tomato 3 - 15
Milk 11
Egg 3,8 - 8
Rice 5,9
Raspberry 5,1
Grapes 4,4
Pepper 2,1 - 2,0