Vegetables and fruit are excellent sources of vitamin C. Vitamin C supports the health of cells and tissue, the healing of wounds, and generally helps the body fight infection. Vitamin C cannot be stored in the body, so eating foods containing the vitamin on a daily basis is recommended.
- Helps keep cells healthy
- Helps wounds heal
- Helps avoid scurvy
Top Fruit & Vegetables For Vitamin C
Please note that not all these fruit and vegetables are grown in the UK under normal conditions. Where possible, links to UK varieties are provided.
The ranking is based on how much vitamin C is contained in a 100 g raw portion of the fruit or vegetable, converted to a percentage of the Recommended Daily Allowance*.
*The nutritional information has been compiled from information freely available and published by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the European Food Information Council (EUFIC). The information is given for comparison purposes only, and is not intended as dietary or medical advice. Please see my disclaimer for further information.