Vitamin C

Vitamin C

Eat foods rich in vitamin C every day. An adequate intake of such foods may help protect against cancer and possibly other diseases. Besides oranges, the best sources of vitamin C:

  • asparagus
  • blackberries
  • broccoli
  • cabbage
  • cantaloupe
  • cauliflower
  • grapefruit
  • kale
  • kiwifruit
  • mangoes
  • mustard greens
  • peppers
  • raspberries
  • strawberries
  • tangerines
  • tomatoes




1. Vitamin C Relaxes blood vessels – Vitamin C is your hearts best friend. It helps your body relax blood vessels. It has helps prevent damage from plaque and blood clots.

2. Lowers blood pressure – Vitamin C is an antioxidant neutralizes cell-damaging free radicals which lower high blood pressure and protects nitric oxide in your body.

3. Protects the heart – Vitamin C is known to help the heart and helps arteries dilate under stress to improve blood flow and oxygen carrying ability. Ultimately, this improves heart disease factors.

4. Fights Cancer – Vitamin C is important for fighting cancer. It destroy cancer-causing free radicals in the body. Think about avoiding cancers of the esophagus, larynx, mouth, pancreas, stomach, colon, and breast.

5. Forget Colds – The “C” vitamin fights colds by supporting the immune system, gives you energy and helps maintain your muscles, bones and blood vessels.

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