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Citrus fruits such as oranges, lemons, limes, and grapefruits are great sources of vitamin C. You can also find vitamin C in fresh vegetables like tomatoes, cabbage, asparagus, and green leafy vegetables.
As a substitute, you can also take supplements to complete vitamin C requirement in your body. Natural vitamin C supplements are usually made of rosehips or citrus fruits. These supplements are usually available in tablets or capsules, making it easier for you to acquire sufficient amount of vitamin C; thatís if you donít have enough time to eat those fresh foods.
There are some useful tips for you in consuming vitamin C properly:
1. The first tip is: cook vegetables in soup and youíll get vitamin C in broth. As it is a water-soluble vitamin, you can lose it when you boil foods.
2. Do not store or soak vegetables and fruits in water, as it will lose vitamin C!
3. Combine vitamin C with other nutrients in order to get maximum benefits from each nutrient.
From now on, donít you ever forget to consume vitamin C as it is very important for your body. Eating fresh foods is good. However, taking supplements is also a helpful way to get this vitamin.
Novi White writes health articles on various publications. She has been working with doctors for their research publications. You can visit her Website MyAntioxidantGuide.com at http://www.myantioxydantguide.com