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Tag: folate

Five Asparagus Facts

We are in the midst of asparagus season, so it seems fitting to learn a bit about asparagus from its nutritional benefits to why it makes your pee smell funny.

Eating Vegan: Folic Acid

Folic acid actually refers to a synthesized version of Folate, a B vitamin, so you’ll often hear the two used interchangeably. The recommendation for folate is 400 micrograms per day and 600 micrograms for pregnant women.

There are tons of plant sources for this important vitamin! Here are just a few.

In Season Now: Beets and Carrots

Although you might normally think of root vegetables as fall crops, many varieties areΒ  also available in the late spring. Beets and carrots, for instance, grow well in the cooler [ … ]