BENEFITS OF VITAMIN C

  • How does Vitamin C help my skin and gums?
    • Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of skin and gums.
    • Collagen is essential for the normal function of the skin as it gives the skin its structure and strength.

    Did you know 100% orange juice is one of the most nutrient rich juices? 1

    1Rampersaud, GC (2007). A comparison of nutrient density scores for 100% fruit juices. Journal of Food Science 72: S261-266.

    Tropicana Orange Juice contains 43% RI vitamin C/100ml. A 150ml glass of Tropicana Orange Juice therefore provides over 60% of the daily RI for Vitamin C!

    Did you know 100% orange juice is one of the most nutrient rich juices? 1

    Tropicana Orange Juice contains 43% RI vitamin C/100ml. A 150ml glass of Tropicana Orange Juice therefore provides over 60% of the daily RI for Vitamin C!

    1Rampersaud, GC (2007). A comparison of nutrient density scores for 100% fruit juices. Journal of Food Science 72: S261-266.
  • What does Vitamin C have to do with iron absorption?
    • Vitamin C helps increase iron absorption from plant foods. Vitamin C also helps protect cells from oxidative stress and can also contribute to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue.
    • Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of blood vessels.

    "I like to drink Tropicana orange juice each morning as it tastes great and provides me with lots of nutrients to help support my body."

    Lucy Thornton-Jones, 26

    "I am a vegetarian, so I'm always looking for ways to get more iron into my diet. I drink a small glass of 100% orange juice with my breakfast cereal, which helps increase iron absorption."

    Sarah Mailer, 30

  • Little Glass' Advice?
    • Drink a 150ml glass of orange juice with a meal based on plant foods such as veggies, beans, oats and lentils as the vitamin C in juice helps to increase iron absorption from these sources.

    "I like to drink Tropicana orange juice each morning as it tastes great and provides me with lots of nutrients to help support my body."

    Lucy Thornton-Jones, 26

    "I am a vegetarian, so I'm always looking for ways to get more iron into my diet. I drink a small glass of 100% orange juice with my breakfast cereal, which helps increase iron absorption."

    Sarah Mailer, 30