Vitamin C rich foods

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There is an unusual linkage between autism and vitamin C deficiency, both historically and in recent literature. While unusual dietary patterns in autistic patients is not rare, scurvy seems to be a common symptom in many cases. This suggests a lack of vitamin C in the diet, which can be easily remedied. Vitamin C is an antioxidant and immune-boosting vitamin that is found in many popular foods, including peppers, citrus fruits, leafy green vegetables, berries and broccoli.

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Meenakshi Nagdeve, Co-Founder, Organic Facts is a health and wellness enthusiast and is responsible for managing it. She has completed the Nutrition And Healthy Living Cornell Certificate Program, Cornell University, US. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM Bangalore and B. Tech in Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science from IIT Bombay. Prior to this, she worked for a few years in IT and Financial services. An ardent follower of naturopathy, she believes in healing with foods. In her free time, she loves to travel and taste different types of teas.

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