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Are These Folic Acid Foods In Your Diet?

Redbook Logo By By Colleen Stinchcombe of Redbook | Slide 1 of 10: Folic acid is essential during pregnancy, but even without a baby on board it's an important nutrient. The average adult needs 400 micrograms daily in order to maintain energy, muscle strength, and concentration, says Erin Palinski-Wade, R.D., author of Belly Fat Diet For Dummies. And while many get it through a supplement when they're expecting, folic acid is also found in foods. These are some of the top sources to help you hit your allowance.

Folic acid is essential during pregnancy, but even without a baby on board it's an important nutrient. The average adult needs 400 micrograms daily in order to maintain energy, muscle strength, and concentration, says Erin Palinski-Wade, R.D., author of Belly Fat Diet For Dummies. And while many get it through a supplement when they're expecting, folic acid is also found in foods. These are some of the top sources to help you hit your allowance.

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