Folate is a vitamin that is commonly known as vitamin B-12. It plays a critical role in many of the body’s functions such as cell maintenance and repair, DNA synthesis, amino acid metabolism and more. You can find Folate in radishes. Folate is imperative for erythrocyte (red blood cell) production. Ample folate levels are required for proper brain functions at any age. Studies show that folate benefits the brain by slowing down the effects of aging.