Foods high in vitamin C:
Of any botanical source, camu camu berries contain the highest amount of Vitamin C with thirty to sixty times more than a fresh orange. As a powder, camu camu even offer 600 times more Vitamin C than oranges! This berry also comes with significant and beneficial levels of beta carotene, potassium, calcium, niacin, iron, phosphorus, thiamine and riboflavin—all of which provide therapeutic and nutritional benefits.
Buy an organic powder and add one or two tablespoons daily in your smoothies or juices.
Blueberries are foods high in vitamin C and K and the mineral manganese. They also come with powerful antioxidants such as anthocyanins, resveratrol and quercetin. Half a cup daily is a good start. Blueberries are wonderfully versatile and easy to eat.
Rosehips are foods high in vitamin C with 50% more than oranges. A single tablespoon gives an adult 60 mg more than the RDA. You may have three tablespoon daily in an infusion or tea.
Benefits of foods high in vitamin C
- Healthy skin
Vitamin C and A are key for a healthy skin, helping regeneration, healing wounds and preventing scarring. They keep the skin elastic and boosts collagen synthesis, preventing wrinkles and anti-ageing.
- Immune Health
Foods high in vitamin C are essential to prevent bacterial and viral infections. If you are subject to frequent colds, increase the intake of foods high in vitamin C and appreciate the difference. By the way you canNOT overdose on (natural) vitamin C.
- Joint health
Anti-oxydant in these superfoods are anti-inflammatory. As mentioned, foods high in vitamin C supports collagen health, preventing joint damage.
- Eye health
Anti-oxydants also protect and strengthen the microcirculation to the eyes.
- Heart health
Having these foods high in vitamin c and, in particular blueberries, improves blood vessel flexibility, decreases blood clotting and inflammation as well as raising good cholesterol, which offers stroke protection.
Human beings are the only animals on the planet who do not make their own vitamin C. Having a diet rich in vitamin C is essential to good health, energy anti ageing, longevity and a strong immune system. As I said you cannot overdose on natural vitamin C. Have one or two or more of the above options on a daily basis all your life and you won’t be preoccupied by your health, not mentioning that vitamin c is also a fantastic beauty product for healthy and younger looking skin from the inside out.
If you add ASEA, your antioxidant booster to support your daily consumption of foods high in vitamin c you will be able to make the best of your intake.