Foods Rich in Vitamin C:
The good thing about vitamin C is that it is in a lot of different foods making a deficiency rare.
Fruits with Vitamin C
Vegetables with Vitamin C
- Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower
- Green and red peppers
- Spinach, cabbage, turnip greens, and other leafy greens
- Sweet and white potatoes
- Tomatoes and tomato juice
- Winter squash
The recommended amount of vitamin c per day for men is 90 mg/day, 75 mg/day for women, 85 mg/day for pregnant women and 120 mg/day for breastfeeding women. Smokers need an additional 35 mg per day.
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