5 unexpected sources of vitamin C

5 unexpected sources of vitamin C
5 unexpected sources of vitamin C

Vitamin C is one of the most important essential nutrients that strengthen the immune system and prevent infection with many diseases, and its benefits are numerous to include prevention of colds andflu Maintaining the health of the skin, bones and connective tissue, and aids in wound healing.

Vitamin C also works to absorb iron in food, so that it benefits the body more. Vitamin C is commonly found in many of the foods you eat daily.

However, most people consider citrus fruits such as oranges and lemons the only source of this vitamin. Indeed, lemon and oranges are great sources of vitamin C, as well as some other foods such as strawberries, kiwis, raspberries and tomatoes contain vitamin C. However, there are some other sources that are a rich source of vitamin C and not many people realize that.

Here are some unexpected sources of vitamin C that you can add to your daily diet to boost health:

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Potatoes

One of the really unexpected sources of getting vitamin C, but a baked potato provides the body with nearly 50% of the daily requirement for vitamin C.

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Broccoli

Eating one cup of broccoli provides more than your daily vitamin C needs, so it should be added to your diet.

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Cantaloupe

One cup of cantaloupe cubes can give the body 60 milligrams of vitamin C.

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Pepper

Colorful and green sweet peppers are an important source of vitamin C, as one green pepper contains 100 milligrams of vitamin C, red pepper contains 150 milligrams and yellow pepper contains 210 milligrams.

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Bean sprouts

Bean sprouts contain about 79% of your daily requirement of vitamin C, so they should be added to your daily diet.

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