International Vitamin C day 4th April
Vitamin C is a water soluble.
It is needed
√to form collagen, a tissue that helps to hold cells together.
√essential for the development of healthy bones, teeth, gums and blood vessels.
√strengthens your immune system, √helps the body absorb iron and calcium
√helps in wound healing
Rich sources of vitamin C
Citrus fruits like oranges and lime etc, green peppers, cabbage,
broccoli, green leafy vegetables, strawberries, guava, awla and tomatoes
Vitamin C is sensitive to heat and air exposure, loss increases as cooking time increases and with higher temperatures. Cooking methods that minimize the time, temperature, and amount of water like pressure cooking will help to preserve this vitamin.
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