Vitamin C or otherwise called Ascorbic Acid is a water solvent vitamin. It has numerous medical advantages including: boosting the safe framework, bringing down hyper pressure, treatment of the regular frosty, treatment of malignancy, curing waterfall, forestalling stroke, keeping up the flexibility of the skin, mending wounds and the rundown continues forever.
That’s why vitamin C is very important for the body. Since the human body doesn’t produce vitamin C, we must receive it through food and other supplements.
When we hear vitamin C, the first thing that comes to our minds is of course oranges. That’s fine because oranges are indeed packed with vitamin C. More precisely, a small orange contains about 50 mg of vitamin C.
If we know that the recommended daily dose of vitamin C for adult women is 75 mg and for adult men the dose is 90 mg that means that if you consume only two oranges a day would be enough. But you need to be careful when consuming too much vitamin C, because the body can only store for about 2000 mg of vitamin C a day.
However, if you are not into oranges or you want to eat something different every day, here is a list of 18 fruits and vegetables which contain more vitamin C than oranges.
The kiwifruit originated from China and is now grown in tropical regions around the world. A cup of sliced, green kiwifruit provides you with 167 mg of vitamin C. You would have to eat nearly 1 ¾ cups of sliced oranges to get the amount of vitamin C that you’ll get in one cup of sliced kiwi.
Both red and green bell peppers are rich in vitamin C. One medium red bell pepper contains 152 mg of vitamin C, while one medium green bell pepper contains 95.7 mg of vitamin C.