- Peaches, frozen and sweetened (1 cup) 235 mg
- Red bell pepper, raw (1 medium) 152 mg
- Broccoli florets, cooked (1 cup) 101 mg
- Strawberries (1 cup) 97 mg
- Green bell pepper, raw (1 medium) 96 mg
- Papaya (1 cup) 86 mg
- Kiwifruit (1 medium) 70 mg
- Orange (1 medium) 70 mg
- Cantaloupe (1 cup) 59 mg
- Mango (1 medium) 57 mg
- Brussels sprouts, cooked (4 medium) 52 mg
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RealAge answeredMany fruits and vegetables are naturally high in vitamin C, so make sure to include plenty of these in your diet:
High in Vitamin C
Fruits and vegetables that contain 12 mg or more vitamin C per reference amount (20% of the Daily Value per reference amount) qualify to carry the label “high in vitamin C.” The members of this group include:
Beans, Yellow Snap
Chili Pepper, Hot
Melon, Honeydew Okra
Pepper, Le Rouge Royale
That is lots of tasty ways to get this necessary vitamin even it citrus is not your thing.
Doreen Rodo, Nutrition & Dietetics, answered
Vitamin C is found in high levels in many fruits and vegetables such at oranges, kiwi, grapefruit, juices (except apple), sweet potatoes, peppers, snow peas, brussel sprouts, asparagus, plantain, tangerine, tangelo, strawberries, broccoli and cauliflower. However, it is also found in smaller amounts in the following: apple, banana, blackberries, blueberries, papaya, pears, peaches, watermelon, raspberries, green beans, lima beans, potatoes, radishes, romaine, watercress, turnips, tomato, escarole, collard greens, spinach and squash.
Debra Fulghum Bruce PhD, Healthcare, answeredThe best food sources are broccoli, cauliflower, peppers, kale, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, citrus fruit, melons, asparagus, avocado, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, kale, kohlrabi, mustard greens, peppers, tomato, and watercress.
Dole Nutrition Institute answeredVitamin C is found in citrus fruits and juices, kiwifruits, pineapples, broccoli, cantaloupes, strawberries, red bell peppers and tomatoes.Helpful? 1 person found this helpful.