Vitamin C: Is an orange the best source?

For years we’ve been told that oranges are the best source of Vitamin C. But we’ve been misled. Why? Find out in this video!

We are sure you didn't know all of these fruits and vegetables are even have much more vitamin C than oranges and can help you fight a cold a way better! Watch the video and improve your general knowledge.

Do you like oranges? Do you have a special way to fight a cold? Tell us in the comments below!

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What are your thoughts on this subject?
Amar Dhillon
We in India have a fruit called 'Amla'. This is known to be the richest source of vitamin C! It is pretty sour. But what you have revealed about peppers is very interesting. Love peppers, raw or cooked.
Mar 22, 2017 9:25PM
Spencer Young
I "C" clearly now, thanks
Apr 7, 2017 4:12PM
Dennis G Horvath
Seems you learn something new each time you come to this site. Who knew C didn't like water or heat....go for the fruit and veggies raw.
Mar 25, 2017 5:07PM
Mary Linduska
Love yellow and red peppers, not a fan of green.
Jan 23, 2023 5:21PM
"Fruits and vegetables are even have much more vitamins." Grammar, proof reading and editing people.
Jan 15, 2022 11:50PM
Robert F Mallillin
Rigel Lyle Constantino, The guava fruit is a lot richer in Vitamin C compared to oranges. It's best for smokers specially to prevent damage to lungs, This is my experience.
Dec 11, 2018 10:08PM
David Holmes
Phyllis Hall, Grapefruit reduces the bio-availabilty of a number of meds we should always read the literature.
Sep 2, 2018 12:35AM
Dianne Goodwin
I am a "kiwi" a New Zealander. When I was a child in the 50's and 60's kiwifruit grew wild over fences and hedges. But it was a small, hard and quite tart fruit none of us were interested in except for jams etc. We called it a chinese gooseberry. Funny how food has evolved.
Aug 27, 2018 11:32PM
Sudha Joshi Pandya
What about Amla or gooseberry? I think it is the richest source of vitamin C in any form, cooked or raw. And guava?
Jul 29, 2018 2:58AM
Pamela Spallin
One time that’s all we had access to were oranges. If you were a country person.
May 28, 2018 9:02PM
Robert Cox
What about parsley? Packed with iron and Vit C
Apr 22, 2018 5:20AM
Phyllis Hall
Priscilla Hill Lyon, Should not eat grapefruit if you are on Blood Pressure medication even though they are high in vitamin C
Mar 20, 2018 10:54PM
Angeles Dembowski
One Acerola cherry has 80 mgs of vitamin c. A cup full would have over 800 mgs!
Mar 9, 2018 7:06AM
Diane Chapman
Vitamin C is very delicate, cooking destroys it and water is bad for it too.
Mar 4, 2018 5:23PM
Pierre Poirier
For brocoli, strawberries and red pepers, i knew it
Mar 2, 2018 5:11PM
Jacky Jennison
I eat the white pith of the orange because I think it contains vitamins. I eat at least two a day in the winter and I eat lots of fruit and raw vegetables in the summer. I once went 14 years without catching a cold and I have not had one for at least five years. Sprouts are good stir fried so that they do not get overcooked, I love them.
Mar 1, 2018 8:21AM
Carl Rosignol
Who would have thought it?
Jan 31, 2018 5:03PM
Prameela Damisetti
Excellent advice
Dec 31, 2017 8:13PM

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