Best Fruits -- Source of Vitamin C

Vitamin C boosts and strengthens immune systems, it aids the proper absorption of iron and maintains healthy tissues. If you have enough Vitamin C in your body, you have less chances of getting sick and other illnesses.

Some people do not prefer taking Vitamin C which is in the form of tablet or in syrup though they need it in their everyday work. WOmen should have at least 75mg and men must have 90mg. If you are one of those people who wouldn't want to take tablets then you should have other sources of it.

Fruits are good sources of Vitamin C and other vitamins and minerals that a person needs every day. There are many fruits that you may want to eat.


Guava is rich in Vitamin C. It contains two to three times than any citric fruits can have. Medium sized guava contains 188mg of Vitamin C.


One medium of this fruit contains about 70 mg of Vitamin C and it has 46 calories.


Orange is known for having vitamin C. One medium sized of this fruit may give you 70mg of Vitamin C.


This small fruit contains about 12mg of Vitamin C. You might not eat only one if you have bought this. If you eat four strawberries, you might consume 45-50mg of the nutrients. Eat about seven strawberries and you will fulfill the daily need.

Grapefruit Juice

Grapefruit juice is another citric fruit that you may want to eat. You can consume 60mg for eating 3/4 cups of it.

Red Sweet Pepper

Red Sweet Pepper can probably give you high content of Vitamin C while doesn't take much of calories. Half cup of raw red sweet pepper will give you 140mg of Vitamin C and 20 calories.

Green Sweet Pepper

This fruit gives 60mg for eating half cup and contains 15 calories only. 


Papaya is also a good source of vitamin C aside from its very delectable taste and sunny appearance from tropical countries. It contains 70mg when you eat about 3/4 cup.
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