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Oranges to strawberry; boost your immunity with these vitamin C-rich fruits

Published on Jan 12, 2022 12:34 PM IST
  • Worried about your immunity amid third wave of Covid-19 infections? Fret not; include these amazing fruits in your daily diet to give a boost to your immune system.
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Vitamin C, a potent antioxidant and an essential micronutrient is important for the growth, development and repair of body tissues and is involved in the smooth operation of many body functions. It also helps to boost immunity against infections like Covid-19 and prevents us from the risk of heart diseases, cancer and eye diseases. Here are some fruits that can provide you with your daily dose of Vitamin C, suggested by nutritionist Nmami Agarwal.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 12, 2022 12:34 PM IST

Vitamin C, a potent antioxidant and an essential micronutrient is important for the growth, development and repair of body tissues and is involved in the smooth operation of many body functions. It also helps to boost immunity against infections like Covid-19 and prevents us from the risk of heart diseases, cancer and eye diseases. Here are some fruits that can provide you with your daily dose of Vitamin C, suggested by nutritionist Nmami Agarwal.(Pixabay)

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Oranges and sweet lime are widely recognised as an excellent source of vitamin C. One medium-sized orange provides 70 mg of vitamin C which is closer to our daily requirement of vitamin C for adults - 65-90 mg. Sweet lime on the other hand has 50 mg of vitamin C for each serving.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 12, 2022 12:34 PM IST

Oranges and sweet lime are widely recognised as an excellent source of vitamin C. One medium-sized orange provides 70 mg of vitamin C which is closer to our daily requirement of vitamin C for adults - 65-90 mg. Sweet lime on the other hand has 50 mg of vitamin C for each serving.(Pixabay)

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Kiwi: Kiwi is a storehouse of vitamin C and antioxidants and help stimulate immunity and prevent risk of infections. One small kiwi provides 60 mg of ascorbic acid or vitamin C.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Kiwi: Kiwi is a storehouse of vitamin C and antioxidants and help stimulate immunity and prevent risk of infections. One small kiwi provides 60 mg of ascorbic acid or vitamin C.(Pixabay)

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Green chilli: Green chilli is not only a good source of vitamin C, but also a natural source of iron. Include it in your diet for an excellent and glowing skin. 1 green chilli is packed with 109 mg of vitamin C.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 12, 2022 12:34 PM IST

Green chilli: Green chilli is not only a good source of vitamin C, but also a natural source of iron. Include it in your diet for an excellent and glowing skin. 1 green chilli is packed with 109 mg of vitamin C.(Pixabay)

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Strawberry: Packed with vitamin c and fibre, strawberry is considered a cholesterol-free and low-calorie food having high levels of antioxidants. One bowl of strawberry provides 98 mg of vitamin C.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Strawberry: Packed with vitamin c and fibre, strawberry is considered a cholesterol-free and low-calorie food having high levels of antioxidants. One bowl of strawberry provides 98 mg of vitamin C.(Pixabay)

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Apart from these fruits, broccoli, guava, sprouts, cauliflower are also recommended as they are packed with Vitamin C and an excellent way to boost immunity.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 12, 2022 12:34 PM IST

Apart from these fruits, broccoli, guava, sprouts, cauliflower are also recommended as they are packed with Vitamin C and an excellent way to boost immunity.(Pixabay)

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