Easy Tricks to add Folic Acid

Use spinach
  • Try a spinach salad or add spinach to your salads.
  • Use it with or in place of lettuce in sandwiches.
  • Add spinach to soups, stews, and casseroles.
Eat raw vegetables and fruit
  • Try raw vegetables such as cauliflower, broccoli, carrots, and green pepper with a dip.
  • Add fruit and vegetables to your salads. Tomatoes are good with most salads, and oranges are great with spinach.
Eat vegetables as often as you can
  • Add tomato juice to your stews.
  • Try adding tomatoes to casseroles like macaroni and cheese.
  • Add an extra can of tomatoes to your favorite chili or spaghetti sauce recipe.
Drink citrus juices
  • Orange juice is always good. Try mixing it with grapefruit or pineapple juice for a change of taste.
Use wheat germ.
  • Sprinkle it on your salads and cereleas. Add it to meat loaves, casseroles, breads, muffins, and cookies.
Use whole grain flour
  • Add whole wheat flour, oatmeal, and wheat germ when you make cookies, fruit crisps, muffins, or fruit loaves.
Use nuts.
  • Snack on peanut butter, peanuts, almonds, and walnuts.
  • Add nuts to salads, cookies and muffins.
Eat beans, peas and lentils.
  • Try pea, bean, or lentil soup, bean salads, and canned or homemade bake beans.