Good sources of vitamin C
Vitamin C is found in a wide variety of fruit and vegetables.
Good sources include:
- oranges and orange juice
- red and green peppers
- brussels sprouts
How much vitamin C do I need?
Adults aged 19 to 64 need 40mg of vitamin C a day.
You should be able to get all the vitamin C you need from your daily diet.
Vitamin C can't be stored in the body, so you need it in your diet every day.
See the full government dietary recommendations (PDF, 148kb) for levels for children and older adults.