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10 foods rich in folic acid

Foods rich in Folic Acid

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Whether you are already pregnant or trying to conceive, you should take a folic acid supplement daily. It helps to prevent defects which can occur very early on in the development of your baby. Experts recommend that you supplement your diet with 400 micrograms of folic acid a day, from around one month prior to getting pregnant.

If you are overweight or diabetic, you are more at risk of having these pregnancy problems. It's a good idea to take extra folic acid. There are many foods rich in folic acid to give your diet a healthy boost, in addition to your daily supplement. Here's ten ideas to help incorporate them into your diet.