Sunday, 10 April 2016


Vitamin C: Just 1 Orange (131g) A Day

Picture showing 1 large orange, a smaller one will do to meet your daily vitamin C need

Vitamin C

Do you know that eating just 1 medium orange (131g) a day fully covers your daily vitamin C need (if you don't like to eat strawberries)?

Recommended daily intake: 90mg
  • The natural amount in breast milk (0-12 months old)
  • 15mg (1-3 years old)
  • 25mg (4-8 years old)
  • 45mg (9-13 years old)
  • 75mg (14-18 years old)
  • 75mg for women (19 years old & above)
  • 85mg for pregnant women
  • 90mg for adults (19 years old & above)
  • 120mg for breast-feeding women

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