Why vitamin C is important
Vitamin C (also known as ascorbic acid) is an essential vitamin that plays a key role in supporting your all-round health and wellness. This vitamin is most well-known for supporting your immune system, but it also supports energy release and iron absorption. Vitamin C is most commonly found in citrus fruits like oranges.
Table of contents
How vitamin C helps the body
- Immunity – it helps to support your immune system
- Energy – it helps to support energy release and reduce tiredness and fatigue
- Skin, bones and teeth – it contributes to the formation of collagen for the normal function of skin, bones and teeth
- Iron absorption – it helps your body to absorb iron
- Antioxidant – it helps to protect cells from oxidative stress
Where vitamin C is found
The most common sources of vitamin C are vegetables and fruits, especially citrus fruits. Some fruits that are good sources of vitamin C are guava, blackcurrant, lemon, strawberry, oranges and kiwi. Some vegetables that are good sources of vitamin C are peppers, kale, broccoli, and Brussels sprouts.
What is the recommended daily dose for vitamin C?
80mg NRV is the amount of vitamin C an adult needs per day.
Vitamin C cannot be stored by or produced by the body, which means you need to get it regularly. You should be able to get all the vitamin C you need from a healthy and balanced diet.
You can also find Vitamin C in all Berocca products, including Berocca Immuno. Berocca Immuno is our most advanced formula for immune support, containing 10 immune vitamins and minerals including vitamins C, D, A, B6, B9 & B12, and minerals zinc, copper, iron & selenium, which all support your immune system and vitamin E an antioxidant that helps protect cells from oxidative stress.
Find the right
Berocca® for You
Shop for Berocca now!
The nearest shop
Get more time in your day with less time shopping. Get your Berocca from a store nearby.
Feeling exhausted? Gain the knowledge to get more energy! Learn about natural energy boosters for your everyday needs.