Food to Boost Your Immunity During Corona

Citrus food

Amidst Corona lockdown, all we need is to keep our immunity intact. Vitamin C is one of the immunity-boosting nutrients. Most of us know only oranges and lemons as a source of vitamin C. So, let’s add some more fruits and vegetables.
For adults, the recommended daily quantity for vitamin C is 65 to 90 mg per day.

Mangoes

Mango
Mango contains 36.4 mg of vitamin C per 100 grams. One cup of sliced mango provides 60.1 mg of vitamin C.

Pineapple

Pineapple
Pineapple contains 47.8 mg of vitamin C per 100 grams. They are particularly rich in vitamin C and manganese.

cauliflower

Cauliflower
Cauliflower contains 48.2 mg of vitamin C per 100 grams. Cauliflower contains high amounts of vitamin C, which works as an antioxidant.

lemon

Lemon
Orange contains 53 mg of vitamin C per 100 grams. One lemon provides about 31 mg of vitamin C.

orange

Orange
Orange contains 53.2 mg of vitamin C per 100 grams. One medium-sized orange provides 70 mg of vitamin C.

strawberries

Strawberries
Strawberries contain 58.8 mg of vitamin C per 100 grams. Have a snack of at least seven strawberries and you’ll get more vitamin C than if you were to have one orange.

papaya

Papaya
Papaya contains 62 mg of vitamin C per 100 grams. One cup of papaya gives 87 mg of vitamin C, which helps improve immunity.

Broccoli

Broccoli
Broccoli contains 89.2 mg of vitamin C per 100 grams. A 1/2 cup of cooked broccoli has about 50 milligrams of vitamin C.

Kiwi fruit

Kiwi fruit
Kiwi fruit contains 92.7 mg of vitamin C per 100 grams. This fruit offers a burst of immune-boosting nutrients in every bite.

Red Bell pepper
Red Bell pepper contains 127.7 mg of vitamin C per 100 grams. Green peppers are harvested earlier before they have a chance to turn yellow, orange, and then red. Compared to green bell peppers, the red ones have almost 1.5 times more vitamin C.

Published by Sulbha

Tea Sipper, Avid Reader, Traveller and a Blogger.

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