folate

noun
fo·late | \ ˈfō-ˌlāt \

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Mangoes also provide a hefty dose of vitamin A (critical for healthy vision) and folate. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Mango gazpacho is a sweet spin on a classic summer soup," 17 June 2018 Keep your nervous system healthy: Thank the folate and vitamin B6 in cauliflower for that. Jaclyn London, Ms, Rd, Cdn, Good Housekeeping, "It's Official: Cauliflower Is Just as Good for You as Colorful Veggies," 31 May 2018 One cup of mangos is 100 calories and provides 100 percent of vitamin C, 20 percent of folate, 35 percent of vitamin A and a smattering of calcium, copper and iron. Sheah Rarback, miamiherald, "Ubiquitous mangos taste good - and are good for you, too," 29 June 2018 More: Healthy Table: Cauliflower is enjoying its time in the spotlight More: Healthy Table: Load up on asparagus for its healthy dose of folate and antioxidants Ripe mangoes will have a fruity aroma. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Mango gazpacho is a sweet spin on a classic summer soup," 17 June 2018 Legumes are also rich in fiber and a good source of folate. Allison Horton, miamiherald, "Want to reduce your odds of getting cancer? Stay active, lose weight and eat healthy | Miami Herald," 25 May 2018 Once the fat is extracted from the peanut, so too goes the vitamin E, folate, and iron. Gabrielle Campagnano, Bon Appetit, "Peanut Butter Powder Sounds Weird But Is Secretly Great for Cooking," 11 June 2018 Pregnant women who make these antibodies may be able to mitigate this risk by taking folinic acid or other forms of folate that pass into the womb or brain via a different mechanism, the researchers say. Nicholette Zeliadt, Washington Post, "Taking folic acid may lower the risk of autism and ease features of the condition," 2 Apr. 2018 Spinach: Dark leafy greens such as spinach, kale, romaine lettuce, leaf lettuce, mustard greens, collard greens, chicory and Swiss chard have fiber, folate and carotenoids, which have antioxidants. Allison Horton, miamiherald, "Want to reduce your odds of getting cancer? Stay active, lose weight and eat healthy | Miami Herald," 25 May 2018

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1944, in the meaning defined above

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folate

noun
fo·late | \ ˈfō-ˌlāt \

Medical Definition of folate 

: folic acid the uptake of folate by the mutantBiological Abstracts also : a salt or ester of folic acid

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