How does vitamin C help keep my bones healthy?

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Vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant, has been linked to greater bone-mineral content, particularly in children and postmenopausal women. Vitamin C also supports collagen production, which is thought to be related to calcium absorption. Top vitamin C sources include citrus fruits like grapefruit and oranges, as well as strawberries, broccoli and red bell peppers.

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