Vitamin C

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What is vitamin C?

  • Vitamin C is an essential vitamin and an excellent antioxidant
 
 

Why is vitamin C important for toddlers?

  • Toddlers need about four times the amount of vitamin C adults need, relative to their size
 
 

Where can toddlers get vitamin C from?

  • Fresh, frozen, or canned fruit and veg. Good sources include: peppers, broccoli, brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, oranges, kiwi fruit
  • One 150ml beaker of Growing Up Milk daily contains 50% of a toddlers’ daily Vitamin C needs

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