What are the best food sources of Vitamin C?
Vitamin C acts as an anti-oxidant by preventing our body against excess free radicals. Vitamin C are highly found in Fruits (mostly in citrus fruits) and leafy vegetables. Listed below are the food sources that are high in Vitamin C.
List of Vegetarian foods that are rich in Vitamin C.
Yellow Bell Pepper is rich in Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Niacin, Magnesium and Copper.
|Per 1 cup (165g)
Guavas is a tropical fruit rich in vitamin C, fiber, and health-benefiting phyto-nutrients.
|Per 69 g ( 1 fruit)
Kiwi edible is a edible berry and one of the vegetarian source rich in omega-3 fatty acids.
|Per 91 g
Broccoli is a edible green plant rich in dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins, anti-oxidants and vitamin C.
|Per 18g (one large fruit)
Strawberry is rich in vitamin C and Phyto- nutrients. It also contains fiber, anti-oxidants, phenolic flavonoid phyto-chemicals called anthocyanins and ellagic acid.
|Per 10 rasp (19g)
Raspberry is a edible fruit rich in vitamin C and Dirtary fiber.
Blackberry is a edible fruit which is high in antioxidants,fiber,minerals and vitamin C.
|Per 58g (1 fruit)
Lemon is a juicy citrus fruit which is high in vitamin C, citric acid, flavonoids, B-complex vitamins, calcium, copper, iron and magnesium.
Tomato is a edible vegetable which is good source of calcium and some amount of phosphorus, sulfur and potassium.
Mango is a juicy stone fruit which is good source of Dietary Fiber and Vitamin B6, and a very good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C.
Peas is a spherical seed or the seed-pod which is high in several vital nutrients, plant-sterols, vitamin C, vitamin A.
|Per 1 small fruit (157g)
Papaya is a good source of dietary fiber and potassium and very low in saturated fat, cholesterol and Sodium.
|Per 1 cup diced (156g)
Cantoloupe is a good source of antioxidants and also promoting poly-phenolic plant derived substances.
|Per 98g (1 cup)
Acerola is a tropical fruit-bearing shrub which is rich in anti-oxidants, and Vitamin C.
Squash is a anti-inflammatory nutrients rich in omega 3s and beta-carotene.
|Per (10g) 1 leaf
Spinach is a green leafy vegetable and its high in its nutritional antioxidants and anti-cancer properties.
Cauliflower is low in fat and carbohydrates and its rich in dietary fiber, folate, water, and vitamin C.
|Per 35g (1 apricot)
Apricot is a summer fruit which is rich in dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals, and numerous health promoting phyto-chemicals.
Gooseberry is a rich source of nutrients like Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Dietary Fiber.
Onion is also a good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C Folate and Potassium.
Okra or Ladies Finger is an edible green seed pods. It is rich in Protein, Riboflavin, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper and Vitamin C.
|Per 170g (1 small)
Potato is a starchy, tuberous crop and its referred as edible tuber. Its a good source of starch, vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber
Radish is a edible root vegetable which is low in saturated fats and cholesterol level. Its the rich source of Riboflavin, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Magnesium and Copper.
Kakadu Plum is low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It is a good source of vitamin c, dietary fibre and vitamin k.
|Per 4518g (1 melon)
Watermelon is rich in vitamins A, vitamin B6 and vitamin C, lots of lycopene, antioxidants and amino acids.
Amalaki fruit is rich in protein, carbohydrate, fibre, minerals and vitamins. The fruit contains 80 percent of water and its rich in Gallic acid.
Peaches is low in calories and excellent source of anti-oxidant (that is anti-oxidant). Its also rich in potassium, fluoride and iron.
Camel milk is one of the richest source of Vitamin C then Vitamin A. It helps to build strong immune system and blood circulation.
|Per 244g(1 cup)
Goat milk is rich of vitamin C. Its used in treating inflammation. Its good source of calcium and fatty acids.
Non-Vegetarian Food Sources
Listed here the nutrition value of vitamin C in different non-vegetarian food sources.
Beef liver has essential amount of amino acids and some amount of vitamin a, vitamin c content.
Calf Liver is rich in calories, proteins and cholesterol level. Its a good source of vitamin A and Vitamin C.
Oyster is rich in phosphorus, calcium, potassium and zinc. Its also a rich source of proteins.
|3.4 mg "“ 85g
Lamb liver is a very good source of vitamin A, vitamin C and Cholesterol. It also have some good protein content.
Lamb heart is good source of iron, choline, copper, folic acid, B vitamins, purines and natural cholesterol. It is also rich in Vitamin A and Vitamin C.