Vitamin C – For Children’s Natural Health

The vital function of vitamin C include producing and maintain healthy collagen, the fibrous protein that gives strength to connective tissues, skin, cartilage, bones, teeth and joints. 

Vitamin C supports the body cells and brings more rapid healing to injured tissues and broken bones.   With its collagen function, adrenal support and immune response support, it helps the body defend against infection. Collagen formation also supports and strengthens red blood cell walls.  Its antioxidant properties protect against damage to cells.  A super immune booster which helps to protect from infections such as coughs and colds.  It also facilitates the absorption of iron to prevent anemia.

Food high in Vitamin C for healthy children

These foods are naturally high in Vitamin C.

  • ✅ Red chilli peppers
  • ✅ Guava
  • ✅ Red sweet peppers
  • ✅ Kale
  • ✅ Parsley
  • ✅ Collards
  • ✅ Turnip greens
  • ✅ Green sweet peppers
  • ✅ Broccoli Brussels sprouts
  • ✅ Mustard greens
  • ✅ Cauliflower
  • ✅ Persimmons
  • ✅ Red cabbage
  • ✅ Strawberries
  • ✅ Papayas
  • ✅ Spinach
  • ✅ Oranges
  • ✅ Cabbage
  • ✅ Lemons
  • ✅ Grapefruit
  • ✅ Turnips
  • ✅ Mango
  • ✅ Watercress
  • ✅ Asparagus
  • ✅ Cantaloupe
  • ✅ Swiss chard
  • ✅ Green onion
  • ✅ Okra
  • ✅ Tangerines
  • ✅ Spinach
  • ✅ Oysters
  • ✅ Lima beans
  • ✅ Black eyed peas
  • ✅ Radish
  • ✅ Raspberries
  • ✅ Chinese cabbage
  • ✅ Yellow squash
  • ✅ Honeydew melon
  • ✅ Tomatoes

children’s natural therapies – Deficiency Signs

These are common signs and symptoms your child may display if they are low in vitamin C.

  • ✅ Swollen painful joints
  • ✅ Easy bruising
  • ✅ Slow-healing wounds
  • ✅ Nosebleeds
  • ✅ Swollen bleeding gums
  • ✅ Tooth decay
  • ✅ Loose teeth
  • ✅ Poor immunity
  • ✅ Dry brittle hair
  • ✅ Rough scaly skin
  • ✅ Loss of appetite

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