Vitamin C is one of the most effective vitamins. It is an antioxidant that protects organism from oxidative stress. As an antioxidant, it works to neutralize free radicals in the body, which are responsible for development of cancer. This vitamin plays an important role in wounds healing and in the prevention of infections.
Vitamin C reduces the risk of developing high blood pressure and heart disease.
Fruits and vegetables, especialy citrus fruits, are excellent source of vitamin C. Besides citrus fruits, strawberries, bell peppers, broccoli, and potatoes are great source of vitamin C.