The benefits of Vitamin C

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Drinking orange juice does more than enhance immune response. The 62mg of vitamin C in a four-ounce serving also helps maintain and form connective tissue, promotes iron absorption and prevents bruising. If OJ isn't for you, try the following foods to get the recommended dietary vitamin C allowance of 90mg:

• Sweet red pepper (½C = 142mg)

• Broccoli (½C = 51mg)

• Strawberries (½C = 43mg)

• Grapefruit (½ grapefruit = 36mg)


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