Vitamin C plays a vital role in the maintenance of blood vessels, bones, cartilage, skin and wound healing.
Vitamin C a very powerful antioxidant thus protect cells from oxidative stress this cells are said to provide protection against certain infections and also in cancer.
Vitamin C helps boost your immune system.
Some of the food that contains High vitamin C are tomatoes, broccoli, bell peppers, Green peas, oranges, papayas, guavas, kiwifruit, strawberries and goose berries.
|0–6 months||40 mg*||40 mg*|
|7–12 months||50 mg*||50 mg*|
|1–3 years||15 mg||15 mg|
|4–8 years||25 mg||25 mg|
|9–13 years||45 mg||45 mg|
|14–18 years||75 mg||65 mg||80 mg||115 mg|
|19+ years||90 mg||75 mg||85 mg||120 mg|
|Smokers||Individuals who smoke require 35 mg/day
more vitamin C than nonsmokers.
Indian gooseberry juice contained the highest vitamin C