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Vitamin C

Ascorbic acid


Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is water-soluble.

Deficiency syndroms

Lack of ascorbic acid in the daily diet over several weeks leads to a disease called scurvy.

Food Sources for Vitamin C

ProductServingVitamin C
 100 g Currants, black 100 g181 mg
 100 g Brussels sprouts, boiled 100 g85 mg
 1 medium sized Lemon, fresh 80 g41 mg
 1 medium sized Grapefruit, fresh 300 g123 mg
 1 glass Tomato juice 200 ml30 mg
 100 g Chinese cabbage, fresh 100 g26 mg
 100 g Currants, red 100 g36 mg

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 Vitamin A
 Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)
 Vitamin B12
 Vitamin B6
 Vitamin C
 Vitamin D
 Vitamin E
 Vitamin H (Biotin)
 Vitamin K

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