Nutrition Education| Pineapples And Mangos Vitamin C Content

VITAMIN C is an ESSENTIAL NUTRIENT involved in the enzymatic production of certain neurotransmitters and AIDS IN TISSUE REPAIR. It also helps with the FUNCTIONING OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM.

The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) is 90 milligrams per day for adult men and 75 mg/day for adult women. Adults can tolerate up to 2,000 mg/day without experiencing any side effects such as gastrointestinal upset.

PINEAPPLES contain approximately 67 mg VITAMIN C per 1 cup and MANGOS contain approximately 48 mg VITAMIN C per 3/4 cup.

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