5 Home Remedies To Prevent Vitamin C Deficiency

Citrus Fruit

– According to National Institute of Nutrition, our body requires 40 mg of vitamin C every day. And citrus fruits like lemon, amla etc help you load up on your daily dose of vitamin C.

Tomato

– Tomatoes are a good source of vitamin A and vitamin C. And these two components help the body to get rid of harmful free radicals in our blood. – –

Strawberry

– The vitamin C content of a strawberry is slightly more than an orange. You can add strawberries to your diet through shakes and smoothies. – – –

Broccoli

– Broccoli also has a good quantity of Vitamin C. According to USDA, 100 grams of broccoli has as much as 89 grams of Vitamin C. – – – –

Papaya

 Papaya is rich in antioxidant nutrients like carotenes, flavonoids and vitamin C. According to the book "Healing Foods" by DK Publishing, papaya is also known for its anti-bacterial properties.