|Published:||20 Oct 2011|
|Author(s):||Avis Houlihan, Matthew Pyke, Pieter Scheelings, Glenn Graham, Geoffrey Eaglesham, Tim O'Hare, Lung Wong, Prapasri Puwastien , Wasinee Jongjitsin|
Folates are one of the most nutritionally significant vitamins. Natural sources of folate are reportedly more effective than supplementation or fortification with folic acid. Green leafy vegetables are excellent sources of folates which occur naturally in many forms or vitamers. With an expanding range of Asian vegetables and increasing consumer awareness and acceptance, it is timely to present information on the health attributes of these vegetables.