A powerful antioxidant with numerous health benefits including curtailing high blood pressure, protecting against gallbladder infections and defending against strokes and certain cancers. It’s also great for keeping wrinkly skin at bay, as well as colds and the flu too. The only problem is that the body can neither create nor store it. Therefore we must consume plenty of vitamin C on a daily basis. The best source is the Indian fruit guava, where just consuming one provides six times the daily-recommended amount. The trouble is, in the UK it’s hard to get hold of in anything other than a juice.
Top 8 foods that contain vitamin C
- Raw red pepper
- Green peppers
- Brussel sprouts