15 foods rich in vitamin C

This vitamin has considerable antioxidant power, and may help strengthen your immune system, support connective tissues and prevent nasal congestion. Here are the foods to eat for a diet rich in vitamin C
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1. Berries - 15 foods rich in vitamin C Adapted from Fight Back with Food, Reader's Digest Canada

1. Berries

Tiny powerhouses of nutrition, berries are bursting with healthy compounds, including folate, fibre and phytochemicals, which may help improve memory and reduce the risk for developing heart disease and cancer.

Among other functions, vitamin C helps to strengthen the immune system and protect connective tissue. Strawberries and cranberries are good sources of this important vitamin.

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