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12 Foods With More Vitamin C Than Oranges

Load your plate with these vitamin C-rich eats to build your body's defense against cold and flu

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Foods high in vitamin C

by Christine Mattheis

If you chug a glass of orange juice every time you start sniffling, you may be onto something. Though studies show that consuming vitamin C can't actually prevent colds, loading up on the nutrient may help slightly shorten the length of time you're sick and reduce the severity of your symptoms. But despite their reputation for being loaded with vitamin C, the 69.7 mg that a medium orange provides is actually less than many other common fruits and veggies. To pack the ultimate vitamin C punch, fill up on these 12 superfoods.

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