Vitamin C In Fruit & Vegetables

Vitamin C In Fruit & Vegetables

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.

Allotment Picks

Vegetables High In Vitamin C

  1. Chilli & Peppers
  2. Kale
  3. Broccoli

Fruit High In Vitamin C

  1. Blackcurrants
  2. Strawberries
  3. Currants

All Fruit & Veg

All Fruit & Vegetables

(100g raw = % Recommeded Daily Allowance*)

  1. Blackcurrants (302%)
  2. Chilli (Red Hot) (240%)
  3. Pepper (Red Sweet) (213%)
  4. Kale (200%)
  5. Kiwi Fruit (155%)
  6. Broccoli (149%)
  7. Brussels Sprouts (142%)
  8. Mustard (Green) (117%)
  9. Cress (115%)
  10. Kohl Rabi (103%)
  11. Strawberries (98%)
  12. Orange (89%)
  13. Lemon (88%)
  14. Cauliflower (80%)
  15. Pineapple (80%)
  16. Pak Choi (75%)
  17. Redcurrants & White Currants (68%)
  18. Peas (67%)
  19. Cabbage (61%)
  20. Grapefruit (57%)
  21. Garlic (52%)
  22. Chard (50%)
  23. New Zealand Spinach (50%)
  24. Lime (49%)
  25. Spinach (47%)
  26. Gooseberries (46%)
  27. Mandarin (45%)
  28. Raspberries (44%)
  29. Swede (42%)
  30. Blackberries (35%)
  31. Turnip (35%)
  32. Courgette / Marrow (30%)
  33. Melon (Honeydew) (30%)
  34. Parsnip (28%)
  35. Loganberries (26%)
  36. Rocket (25%)
  37. Radish (25%)
  38. Tomato (23%)
  39. Cranberries (22%)
  40. Inca Berry (22%)
  41. Winter Squash (21%)
  42. Leeks (20%)
  43. French Beans (20%)
  44. Globe Artichoke (20%)
  45. Pomegranate (17%)
  46. Avocado (17%)
  47. Apricot (17%)
  48. Cherries (Sour) (17%)
  49. Blueberries (16%)
  50. Plum (16%)
  51. Banana (15%)
  52. Potato (15%)
  53. Pumpkin (15%)
  54. Rhubarb (13%)
  55. Salsify (13%)
  56. Shallots (13%)
  57. Celeriac (13%)
  58. Onion (12%)
  59. Cherries (Sweet) (12%)
  60. Peach (11%)
  61. Sweetcorn (11%)
  62. Carrots (10%)
  63. Asparagus (9%)
  64. Beetroot (8%)
  65. Apple (8%)
  66. Lettuce (Cos) (7%)
  67. Pear (7%)
  68. Jerusalem Artichoke (7%)
  69. Coconut (6%)
  70. Celery (5%)
  71. Grapes (5%)
  72. Cucumber (5%)
  73. Boysenberries (5%)
  74. Mushrooms (White) (4%)
  75. Aubergine (Egg Plant) (4%)
  76. Sweet Potato (4%)
  77. Figs (3%)
  78. Broad Beans (Beans Without Pods) (2%)
  79. Olives (2%)
  80. Butter Beans (Beans Without Pods) (0%)

*The nutritional information has been compiled by me 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.