Vitamin C

What is it ?

Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin that is needed for normal growth and development.

Water-soluble vitamins dissolve in water. Leftover amounts of the vitamin leave the body through the urine. That means you need a continuous supply of such vitamins in your diet. If you do not you can get a disease called scurvy. Vitamin C assists the body to produce of collagen, which helps tissue in your body. Collagen is an important element in blood vessel walls, gums, and bones.Vitamin C also acts as an antioxidant,tryong to find potentially harmful molecules called free radicals.

What is it in ?

1: Red and Green Hot Chili Peppers
2: Guavas
3: Bell Peppers

4: Fresh Herbs (Thyme and Parsley)
5: Dark Leafy Greens

6: Broccoli, Cauliflower, Brussels Sprouts
7: Kiwi Fruits (Chinese Gooseberries)
8: Papayas
9: Oranges and Clementines (Tangerines)
10: Strawberries