5 Foods Rich With Folic Acid Folic Acid, also known as folate or folacin, is a water-soluble B vitamin that is the synthesised form used in the fortification of foods and dietary supplements. Folate is the term used for naturally occurring food folate and folic acid. Folic acid is used by the body for cellular reproduction. It helps produce DNA and RNA and helps form hemoglobin with vitamin B12. There is some support that…"Top 5 Foods Rich in Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)"