Folic Acid in Foods

Discover what quantity of folic acid different foods contain using this simple online calculator. Useful for healthy living.

How does the folic acid nutritional calulator work?

The functioning of this nutrition calculator is simple. Choose a food from the list that you want to find out how much folic acid it contains, or filter your search through one of these categories:

  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • Meat
  • Fish
  • Dairy products
  • Grains and cereals
  • Nuts
  • Legumes
  • Drinks
  • Other food (eggs, honey…)
  • Ready Meals

By clicking the calculate button, you will be given an approximate value of folic acid contained in this product. You can compare your selected food with others. If you need, you can view the complete nutritional details of the food with the click of a button.

What foods are rich in folic acid?

Folate is an essential nutrient for our bodies, but especially important during certain periods in our lives such as pregnancy. Every woman at the age of having children (especially if you are looking to get pregnant) should be eating a healthy diet rich in folic acid. It is estimated that the perfect quantity of folic acid to have a day is between 400-800 micrograms.

Folic acid is fundamentally found in beans and green-leafed vegetables like spinach. Click here if you want to view a list of foods containing high quantity of folates.