Saturday, July 21, 2012

Vitamin C Food Chart



Other Foods high in Vit C are any citrus fruits, Papayas, Black Currants, Brussel Sprouts, and Watermelon.


What are the benefits of Vitamin C?

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble nutrient found in foods. In the It acts as an antioxidant, helping to protect cells from the damage caused by free radicals.

The body also needs vitamin C to make collagen, a protein required to help wounds heal. IVtamin C improves the absorption of iron from plant-based foods and helps the immune system work properly to protect the body from disease.
Chart made from these sources: 
http://www.squidoo.com/raw-food-diet4 
http://www.globalhealingcenter.com/natural-health/foods-high-in-vitamin-c/

1 comment:

  1. Again, nicely done. Food information at a glance is a splendid idea. Thank you!

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