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6 Fruits and Vegetables That Are High in Vitamin C

The rainy season is upon us again! Even though we don’t have winter and snow where we are, some of us can still catch a cold due to the change in temperatures throughout the day. Maintaining a diet that is rich in vitamin C can help boost your immune system to keep you strong and healthy.

Don’t go rushing to the pharmacy for those pricey vitamin C supplements just yet! There are so many natural sources of vitamin C. Many fruits and vegetables are high in this essential vitamin. You can find most of them at your local market or grocery store, and they certainly won’t burn a hole in your pocket.

Read on to find out about 6 fruits and vegetables that are high in vitamin C . We’ve also included a bonus salad recipe that’s packed with vitamin C!

1. Oranges, Lemons, Grapefruits or any
Citrus Fruits

Citrus fruits are known for being fruits with high content of vitamin C. You can enjoy oranges, grapefruits, mandarins on their own or you can also turn them into juices. For lemons and limes, you can infuse them into your drinking water.

When you’re too busy to go grocery shopping or make your own juice, WonderLab’s WonderDewi-C Vitamin Drink is the perfect alternative for you.

They’re made from fruits with high vitamin C content for your nutritional needs. Vitamin C boosts the immune system, destroys free radicals as well as aids collagen formation, wound healing and iron absorption. The WonderDewi-C Vitamin Drink is available in two flavours, pomegranate & apple and lemon. The pomegranate flavour keeps your skin healthy while the lemon flavour supports your heart and digestive health.

You can add on RM50 to your WonderDewi Flexi GOOODPLAN™ subscription and get 2 boxes of WonderDewi-C Vitamin Drinks delivered right to your home.

2. Strawberries

Strawberries are also one of the fruits that is rich in vitamin C and antioxidants. This fruit may lower your risk of heart disease and cancer.

3. Kiwifruits

Kiwifruits also have a reputation for being fruits with vitamin C. They are also rich in other nutrients, and they help reduce blood pressure and improve wound healing.

4. Bell Peppers

Aside from fruits, there are also vegetables that are high in vitamin C. Bell peppers, also known as capsicums, are one of them. Go for yellow or red bell peppers when you’re grocery shopping as studies show that they contain more vitamin C than green bell peppers.

5. Brussel Sprouts

Brussel sprouts are also good natural sources of vitamin C. They are high in fiber and low in calories. You can add them to your meals by blanching, roasting or sauteing them to see your skin glow and improve your gut health.

6. Broccoli

Another vegetable high in vitamin C is broccoli. Research has shown that broccoli may lower oxidative stress and support our health.

If you want to make your vitamin C intake more fun, let us share with you an easy salad recipe packed with the goodness of this important vitamin. All you need is some of the vegetables and fruits that have vitamin C listed above.

Step 1: First, thinly slice your bell peppers, brussel sprouts, kiwifruits and strawberries. Mix the slices in a salad bowl. These two fruits that are rich in vitamin C will add a natural sweetness to the vegetables.

Step 2: For the dressing, squeeze a lemon into your salad for a little zesty flavour.

You can also top your salad with some pumpkin seeds for crunch or honey for flavour.

Remember to add these six fruits and vegetables to your diet, especially if you have vitamin C deficiency. Vegetables and fruits with vitamin C content will enhance your health.

You can also C-yourself become stronger, better and more beautiful everyday with the WonderDewi-C Vitamin Drinks. You can get them from any of our Wonder Stores or the WonderDewi Flexi GOOODPLAN™.