Vitamin C is Antioxidant. It blocks damage caused by Free Radicals. (Tobaco Smoke, Radiation, Cancer, Heart desease and Artrhritis)
Vitamin C is needed for the growth and repair of tissues in all parts of your body.
Form an important protein used to make Skin, Tendons, Ligaments and blood Vessels
Heal wounds and form scar tissue.
Repair and maintain cartilage, bones and teeth.
Want to know which are the main food sources of Vitamin C?
Fruits like: Cantaloupe (melón), Citrus Fruits & Juices, like Orange or Grapefruit, Kiwi, Mango, Papaya, Pinapple, Strawberries, Raspberries, Blueberries, Cranberries
And Vegetables like: Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, Green and red peppers, Spinach, cabbage, turnip greens, and other leafy greens, sweet and white potatoes, Tomatoes and Tomato juice, Winter Squash
The best food sources of vitamin C are uncooked or raw fruits and vegetables. Start eating more of these, and you’ll get a healthy life!
Here’s a complete list of Veggies and Fruits for your information.
How many Vitamin C grams per day should I get?
The Vitamin C Foundation recommends that every man, woman and child over the age of 3 consume at least 3 g (3000 mg) vitamin C daily in order to enjoy optimum health.
More about Vitamin C Foundation: http://www.vitamincfoundation.org/
Source: Vitamin C Health Benefits