6 Health Benefits of Vitamin C

By MiNDFOOD

Citrus fruit is a great source of vitamin c
Citrus fruit is a great source of vitamin c
Here's why you should make vitamin C a regular in your diet. Plus, the foods you can find this powerful vitamin in naturally.

Looking to promote good health and nourish your body inside and out? Consider adding vitamin C to your diet. Only one in every five Australians eat enough of the recommended daily amount, but this multi-purpose vitamin carries a wealth of health benefits. Why should you add it to your diet?

  • It helps your body manage heat and ward off related issues such as heat strokes and rashes
  • It is a natural antioxidant and enhances collagen production in the skin, which in turn protects it from sun damage and keeps it firm
  • It fights off cold and flu symptoms with its immune-boosting properties
  • It is a natural antihistamine and can help alleviate some of the symptoms of hayfever and other allergies
  • Its antioxidant properties aid digestion by helping the body absorb iron
  • It promotes healthy gums and teeth through its antioxidant properties

Top foods containing vitamin C

  • Citrus fruits
  • Kiwifruit
  • Strawberries
  • Capsicum
  • Broccoli
  • Tomatoes

Try our easy Citrus Delicious pudding!

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