Foods high in vitamin C

Vitamin C is an essential nutrient required by the body for the development and maintenance of scar tissue, blood vessels, and cartilage. Vitamin C is also necessary for creating ATP, dopamine, peptide hormones, and tyrosine. As a powerful antioxidant, vitamin C helps lessen oxidative stress to the body and is thought to lower cancer risk. High vitamin C foods include bell peppers, dark leafy greens, kiwifruit, broccoli, berries, citrus fruits, tomatoes, peas, and papayas. The current DV for vitamin C is 60mg. Below is a list high vitamin C foods, click here for vitamin C foods by nutrient density, and here for an extended list of vitamin C rich foods.

#1:Peppers (Yellow Bell Peppers),

#2: Guavas

#3: Dark Green Leafy Vegetables (Kale)

#4: Kiwifruit (Green)

#5: Broccoli

#6: Berries (Strawberries)

#7: Citrus Fruits (Oranges)

#8: Tomatoes (Cooked)

#9: Peas (Mange Tout)

#10: Papaya