Vitamin C is an essential vitamin required by the body for development and maintenance of scar tissue, blood vessels and cartilage. Being a powerful antioxidant, Vitamin C, has the ability to prevent and protect cell damage from free radicals. Free radicals are molecules produced by oxidative processes that are harmful to our body and in abundance can cause an inflammatory response. Inflammation is becoming widely accepted as a factor of many diet and health related diseases.
Wanting to up you Vitamin C consumption? Here is a list of foods rich in Vitamin C:
- Bell Peppers
- Dark Green Leafy Vegetables (kale, spinach)
- Kiwi fruit
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