#HealthMania- Food that is rich in VITAMIN C!

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Dr. Deepti Ghia  M.D.

Dr. Deepti Ghia M.D.

 

By Dr. Deepti Ghia , M.D

Consultant Dermatologist, Trichologist, Dermatosurgeon (All Doctors Clinic and Kaya Skin Clinic )

  1. Berries: Strawberries and Cranberries are good sources of this important vitamin.
  2.  Amaranth or Awala: Also commonly referred to as “Indian Gooseberry”, this antioxidant rich fruit is important in ayurvedic medicine.Juice from the alma has about twenty times as much vitamin C as oranges.
  3.  Cabbage family: Cabbages are nutritional kings, as are their relatives, bok choy and brussel sprouts. For vitamin C, raw cabbage is best. But when cooking, it’s best to steam, microwave or stir-fry for maximum retention of other nutrients
  4.  Citrus fruits: Citrus fruits have an abundance of vitamin C, potassium, pectin and phytochemicals that may benefit numerous conditions, including allergies, asthma, cancer, cataracts, heart disease, stroke and the common cold.
  5.  Kiwi fruit: Kiwifruit is an exceptional source of this important vitamin. The antioxidant power of vitamin C is also thought to help prevent cataracts. (One kiwifruit has about 75 mg of vitamin C.)
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