- Q What are the health benefits of folate?
Dr. Doris Day, DermatologyFolate is very important for rapidly dividing cells, especially skin cells. Vegetables, such as green leafy vegetables and beans are the best sources of folate. The only animal source that is particularly rich in folate is liver. However, folate... Full Answer
- Q What is folate?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineFolate is one form of an important vitamin (vitamin B9) that is found in dark green, leafy vegetables, many fortified cereals, beans, wheat bran and other whole grains. The term folate is sometimes used interchangeably with folic acid, but for those of... Full Answer
- Q What is folic acid?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineFolic acid, or folate, is one of several B vitamins. More specifically (and this is just for those of you who love trivia facts), folic acid is vitamin B9. It is a water-soluble vitamin, which means that it dissolves in water, so any excess or leftover... Full Answer