Vitamin C: Benefits And Food Sources

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By Mehak Pal
Published Sep 22, 2021

Hindustan Times

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 Vitamin C is a vital nutrient for health. Here are a few impressive health benefits of vitamin C

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Vitamin C protects skin from pollution and improves hydration 

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 It acts as an essential beauty nutrient that prevents signs of ageing and strengthens blood vessels 

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Vitamin C is known to regenerate antioxidants in the body that help strengthen the immune system 

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 It is a water-soluble vitamin that plays a vital role in wound healing by maintaining healthy collagen, the supportive tissue of the skin

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 Vitamin C’s antioxidant activity may help reduce the risk of chronic diseases and can help combat high blood pressure 

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Vitamin C is also beneficial in maintaining eye health along with Vitamin A 

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 Here is a list of the best sources of Vitamin C 

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Vitamin C in fruits

Amla

Guava

Oranges

Raw Mango

Tamarind

Black Currant 

Strawberries

Citrus Fruits

Vitamin C in Vegetables

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Red Bell Pepper

Broccoli 

Kale

Amaranth Leaves

Mint Leaves 

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