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Top 10 Vegetarian Sources Of Vitamin C

Posted Jul 31 2009 9:57am

If you missed our last article on the top ten vegetarian sources of calcium, do meander on over there, it’s a solid read. Ok now we move on to another vegetarian nutrition topic - Vitamin C.


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Vitamin C is found in plenty of vegetables and fruits, and is laced in many a food entree. So this isn’t particularly hard to get in our diets.

Since there are many sources of Vitamin C, we wanted to get to the bottom of the top fruits and veggies containing it, the one’s with the highest milligrams per serving. For our research, we paid a visit to the trusty and reliable Nutrition Data for the goods.

Now on to the list. Below are our picks for the top 10 vegetarian sources of Vitamin C.

Top 10 Vegetarian Sources of Vitamin C

  1. Guavas (377 mg of Vitamin C per 100 g serving) >pictured above<
  2. Green Peppers (49.6 mg per 28 g serving)
  3. Red Peppers (45.6 mg per 28 g serving)
  4. Broccoli (81.2 mg per 91 g serving)
  5. Kiwifruit (68.2 mg per fruit)
  6. Oranges (97.5 mg per 165 g serving) note: Orange peels also have a significant amount of vitamin C!
  7. Strawberries (89.4 mg per 152 g serving)
  8. Persimmons (16.5 mg per 1 fruit/25 g serving)
  9. Peas (58.8 mg per 98 g serving)
  10. Papayas (86.5 mg per 140 g serving)

Do feel free to share your BEST vegetarian sources of Vitamin C in the comment area, as we totally love to hear your super creative ideas.

Just hit the comment are below. Cheers!

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