17 Great Sources of Vitamin C

This post on great sources of Vitamin C follows on from my last post on The benefits of Vitamin C. In this post I want to give you a list of 17 great sources of Vitamin C to help you easily meet your daily requirement of this essential Vitamin.

Great Sources of Vitamin C

17 great sources of Vit C:

1) Guava
1 fruit: 377 mg
(over 628% DV)

2) Black Currant
1 cup: 203 mg
(over 338% DV)

3) Red pepper
1 cup raw: 190 mg
(over 317% DV)

4) Kiwi
1 piece: 164 mg
(273% DV)

5) Green peppers
1 cup chopped, raw: 120 mg
(200% DV)

6) Orange
1 large: 82 mg
(over 163% DV)

7) Strawberries
1 cup: 89.4 mg
(149% DV)

8) Papaya
1 cup, in pieces: 86.5 mg
(over 144% DV)

9) Broccoli
1 cup raw: 81.2 mg
(135% DV)

10) Kale
1 cup raw: 80 mg
(134% DV)

11) Parsley
1 cup, fresh: 79.8 mg
(over 133% DV)

12) Pineapple
1 cup, fresh: 78.9 mg
(over 131% DV)

13) Brussels sprouts
1 cup raw: 74.8 mg
(125% DV)

14) Grapefruit
1 cup: 71.8 mg
(120% DV)

15) Peas
1 cup raw: 58 mg
(97% DV)

16) Cauliflower
1 cup raw, chopped: 46.4 mg
(over 77% DV)

17) Mango
1 cup: 45.7 mg
(76% DV)

(DV = Daily Value)


Remember, whilst supplementation can help meet your Vitamin C requirement, the best way to hit the mark is by eating at least five servings of fresh fruit and vegetables every day.

Hopefully this list has given you some ideas for what to add to your diet.

There are other foods you can use to help boost your vitamin C intake and my challenge to you is to go find what works for you.

Please let me know your thoughts in the comments below.

Wishing you good health and happiness.
Bob


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