Nutritionist Yana Grishina said that there are many foods rich in vitamin C, with which it is possible to diversify the diet.
The expert added, in an interview with “Novosti Agency”: “Vitamin C is found in a number of foods, especially vegetables and fruits. They are very important for human health and are used to prevent and treat scurvy, and help strengthen the immune system. One of its important properties is that it is a powerful antioxidant.” .
“If you get enough vitamin C, your skin will remain radiant and healthy. Collagen production is impossible without this vitamin. Plus, it helps strengthen connective tissue and the skeletal system, and strengthens small vessels and teeth,” Grishina continued.
The expert stressed, “The human body cannot automatically produce or accumulate this vitamin, so it can only be obtained from natural food.”
According to the doctor, the body needs 90 mg of vitamin C per day, and a severe deficiency or deficiency of the substance can appear through bleeding gums, slow wound healing, exacerbation of anemia and scurvy.
The leading positions in vitamin C are currants, cherries, strawberries, rose hips, yellow pepper, cabbage, parsley, spinach, kiwi, citrus fruits, and garlic.
“The World Health Association recommends four servings of fruits and vegetables per day. For example, have two apples and some fresh salad for lunch and dinner,” she said.
Source: RIA Novosti