10 Surprising Sources of Vitamin C

The search for vitamin C always starts with citrus – but it shouldn’t end there.

10 Surprising Sources of Vitamin C

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The search for vitamin C always starts with citrus. But it shouldn’t end there. There are loads of fruits and vegetables that can put you well on your way to your daily dose of antioxidant, immune-boosting C.


One large orange, or an 8-ounce glass of orange juice, contains about 100 milligrams (mg) of vitamin C – that’s 130 percent of the daily recommended intake for women over 18. Whether you have trouble tolerating the acidity of citrus or just can’t stomach the thought of chugging another glass of OJ, here are some other tasty options that offer as much C – or more.

Kale

One cup of raw kale: 80 mg of vitamin C (107 percent daily value)

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