13 Foods With More Vitamin C Than Oranges

A skillet filled with kaleWe hate to break it to you, but colds and the flu come and go in all seasons (including summer). You know what that means, right? Time to wash those hands more often and increase your vitamin C intake. Instead of grabbing that orange, which on average only contains 69.7 mg of vitamin C, you may want to consider consuming these other vitamin C-packed foods.

1. Bell peppers

Yellow bell peppers are an excellent source of vitamin C – 341 mg to be exact. That’s 5x more than an orange! Its red and green sisters don’t contain as much vitamin C, but at 190 mg (red) and 120 mg (green), you’re still getting 200 percent of the recommended daily intake.