Foods Rich in Vitamin C

vitamin c

 

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid is an antioxidant and  water soluble vitamin that plays an important role in immune function

Vitamin C neutralizes “free radicals” caused by pollution, cigarette smoke etc  and protects your cells from damage

Vitamin C aids in collagen production that protects your skin and organs from damage if you get cut or suffer injury

Vitamin C makes hormones like serotonin, dopamine, epinephrine, and norepinephrine. that affect your mood, memory, motivation, and how you feel pain

Very high doses of vitamin C through an IV may slow the growth and spread of cancer cells

Vitamin C is readily available in a variety of raw fruits and vegetables

  • Tomatoes
  • capsicum
  • grapefruit
  • oranges
  • spinach
  • broccoli
  • cauliflower
  • potatoes
  • lemons
  • limes
  • strawberries
  • raspberries
  • blueberries
  • cranberries
  • papaya
  • kiwi
  • pineapple
  • cantaloupe
  • plums
  • watermelon
  • bananas
  • apples
  • pears
  • Bell peppers
  • leafy greens
  • kale
  • Swiss chard
  • collards
  • cabbage
  • bok choy
  • Brussels sprouts
  • sweet potatoes
  • winter squash

 

 

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