Here’s a fun fact: bell peppers have more vitamin C than oranges!
We often think of fruit as the go to for vitamin C and other immune system-boosting nutrients but many veggies have just as much, if not more vitamin C than oranges! So as we head into the fall season here in the U.S., we wanted to share a list of veggies that can help boost the immune system.
Vegetables That Have More Vitamin C Than Oranges:
- Red Bell Pepper
- Green Bell Pepper
- Brussel Sprouts
- Turnip Greens
- Red Cabbage
Veggies follow closely behind:
- Snow Peas
- Bok Choy
- Green Cabbage
And of all the greens in the world, there’s one that has even more vitamin C than any food on the lists above. Can you guess what it is? Hint: It’s an herb! [answer below]
Info on how to cut bell peppers, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage and kohlrabi for your baby is in our free First Foods® database. And don’t forget to try our Kohlrabi Rainbow Fritters! (Recipe on Kohlrabi page!)
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