Vitamin C helps form and repair red blood cells, bones, and tissues.

 

It helps your child’s gums stay healthy and strengthens your child’s blood vessels, minimizing bruising from falls and scrapes.

 

Vitamin C helps cuts and wounds heal, boosts the immune system, and keeps infections at bay.

 

Make sure that you give your kids some fresh vitamin C every day.

 

Vitamin C can be found in:

FRUITS:

  • Cantaloupe.

  • Citrus fruits and juices, such as orange and grapefruit.

  • Kiwi fruit.

  • Mango.

  • Papaya.

  • Pineapple.

  • Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and cranberries.

  • Watermelon.

VEGETABLES:

  • Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and cauliflower.

  • Green and red peppers.

  • Spinach, cabbage, turnip greens, and other leafy greens.

  • Sweet and white potatoes.

  • Tomatoes and tomato juice.

  • Winter squash.