Lemons are at the top of the list with high levels of vitamin C. They also contain antioxidants and fibre, and can help treat anaemia and reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer.
Papaya is good for your heart and can help protect you against colon cancer. It exhibits anti-inflammatory effects on your brain, and can improve your memory.
Kiwis provide 137 mg of Vitamin C and have double the amount of Vitamin C compared to oranges. They can help reduce stress and enhance your immunity.
Grapes contain essential nutrients and antioxidants that are beneficial for the health of your connective tissues. You can drink grape juice regularly to stay cool during the summer.
The pink-fleshed guavas contain 126 mg of Vitamin C and are especially beneficial for diabetes patients as they help lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Tomatoes are beneficial for improving heart health and skin health, as well as protecting against cancer. You can either eat raw tomatoes or make them into juice.
Tasty strawberries can help you meet your required amount of Vitamin C. A cup of sliced strawberries contains 95-97 mg of Vitamin C. You can also consider consuming blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries for better health.
Oranges are easily available in the market and are rich in vitamin C, fibre, and antioxidants. Their anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties can help protect against skin cancer.
Bell peppers, especially, red and yellow peppers, have high amounts of Vitamin C and antioxidants. You can either eat them raw or roasted.
100 gms of raw broccoli has 89.2 mg of Vitamin C. They also contain other important nutrients like proteins, fibre and potassium. It improves your immunity, lowers your stress and decreases the risk of heart disease and cancer.
Vitamin C in cauliflower acts as an antioxidant, and its anti-inflammatory properties can help improve your immune system. It is best to eat cauliflower raw or lightly steamed to maximise its benefits.
Brussels sprouts are rich in vitamins C, and K, fibre, folate, magnesium, and potassium. It helps improve bone function and strength.
Any vegetable that belongs to the cabbage family has the optimal amount of Vitamin C to fulfil your daily requirements. You can choose to eat raw cabbage if you want to get all the advantages of it.
The family of melons, including watermelons, musk melons, honeydew, and cantaloupe, is rich in Vitamin C and can help improve your overall health.
Fresh peas, like chickpeas and green peas, are rich in antioxidants and vitamin C. They can help naturally treat or prevent cataracts. Ensure that you consume them moderately to get the benefits.