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10 FOODS HIGH IN VITAMIN C

10 FOODS HIGH IN VITAMIN C

Foods with vitamin C: a must for our health

Vitamin C is an essential nutrient for the functioning of our body, but our body does not produce it by itself, nor does it store it, so it is very important to include foods with vitamin C in our daily diet.

Learn more about vitamin C and our immune system here.

Now, let’s find out which foods are high in vitamin C, to provide our body the vitamin C that we need.

List of foods high in vitamin C

1. Bell peppers

Green, red, yellow peppers, all known for being one of the best sources of vitamin C, due to its particularly high concentration of this nutrient.  The amount of vitamin C depends on the type of pepper: a red pepper contains 152 mg of vitamin C per 100 g, a green pepper contains 85.7 mg of vitamin C per 100 g, and a yellow pepper 341 mg of vitamin C per 100 g. What’s more it is an easy vegetable to eat and a very low-calorie snack.

2. Papaya

This fruit is a good source of vitamin C with 80 mg per every 100 g. It is also full of other nutrients that help strengthen the bones, reduce inflammation and brighten skin.

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