Vitamin C

What it is

Vitamin C can help support a healthy immune system. It is also a powerful antioxidant, helping to minimize the effects of oxidative stress in the body. It helps to protect cells from free radical damage which may contribute to the development of a range of diseases.

Daily intake

Children aged 1 – 3: 35 mg/day
Children aged 4 – 8: 35 mg/day
Children aged 9 – 13: 40 mg/day
Children aged 14 – 18: 40 mg/day

Sources

Citrus fruits, kiwi fruit, berries, vegetables such as broccoli and dark leafy greens, sprouts and capcicums