Advertisement

What foods are good sources of vitamin C for teens?

Daphne Oz
Health Education
The following foods are good sources of vitamin C for teens:
  • Guava (1 fruit) -- 165 mg
  • Red pepper (1 vegetable) -- 141 mg
  • Cantaloupe (1/2 fruit) -- 113 mg
  • Green pepper (1 vegetable) -- 95 mg
  • Papaya (1/2 fruit) -- 94 mg
  • Strawberries (1 cup) -- 84 mg
  • Grapefruit juice (1 cup) -- 75 mg
  • Kiwi fruit (1 fruit) -- 74 mg
  • Orange (1 fruit) -- 70 mg
  • Orange juice (1/2 cup) -- 52 mg
  • Broccoli (1/2 cup cooked or raw) -- 49 mg (cooked), 41 mg (raw)
  • Tomatoes (1 cup) -- 45 mg
  • Tomato juice (1 cup) -- 45 mg
  • Grapefruit (1/2 fruit) -- 42 mg
  • Cauliflower (1/2 cup) -- 36 mg
  • Peas, green, raw (1/2 cup) -- 31 mg
The Dorm Room Diet: The 10-Step Program for Creating a Healthy Lifestyle Plan That Really Works

More About this Book

The Dorm Room Diet: The 10-Step Program for Creating a Healthy Lifestyle Plan That Really Works

The 10-Step Program for Creating a Healthy Lifestyle Plan That Really WorksThe Dorm Room DietRevised and Updated EditionFiguring out how to eat right and stay healthy on your own can be hard! Here is...

Continue Learning about Teen Perspective: Nutrition and Healthy Eating

How can teens help create a widespread demand for affordable healthy foods?
Daphne OzDaphne Oz
As consumers, we can start creating the demand for affordable, accessible healthy food by making...
More Answers
How might my upbringing influence how I eat at college?
Daphne OzDaphne Oz
If your parents were very hands-off about scheduling and eating meals, you may have made a lot o...
More Answers
Why Teenagers Should Watch Their Sodium
Why Teenagers Should Watch Their Sodium
As a Teen, Should I Drink Energy Drinks?
As a Teen, Should I Drink Energy Drinks?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.