Definition of folate
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Celery contains folate and vitamins A, C, and K. And thanks in part to its high water content, celery neutralizes stomach acid and is often recommended as a natural remedy for heartburn and acid reflux.
Studies have also linked Alzheimer’s to risk factors for heart disease and stroke, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and low levels of folate.
Lauren Blake, an R.D. at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, tells SELF that vegetarian and vegan teens typically eat more fiber, iron, folate, vitamin A, and vitamin C than their meat-eating counterparts.
Common causes include deficiencies in iron, folate or vitamin B12; foods rich in these nutrients (think egg yolks, legumes, spinach, red meat, and oysters) can help to correct a deficiency.
Liver is also a potent source of minerals like iron, folate, calcium, copper, and zinc.
The cruciferous vegetable is rich in nutrients, vitamins C, E, and K, folate and minerals.
Beans are also high in fiber, contain folate, and seem to protect colon cells, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research.
Health benefits include vitamin B12, calcium, magnesium, vitamin K2, biotin, folate, enzymes and probiotics.
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