Citrus fruits are great sources of vitamin C. It is better to eat the fruit than just drinking the juice, because the pulp is a great source of fiber. Try grapefruit, oranges, blood oranges, tangerines or tangelos for variety.
Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin and is responsible for many functions: It is an antioxidant and can protect your body from free radicals, which may cause heart disease and cancer. Its responsible for producing collagen. (Collagen is present in your muscles and bones and is responsible for holding the cells together helping prevent wrinkiling). Vitamin C helps your immune system. It helps you heal from scrapes and bruise and keeps your gums healthy.
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