Sources of vitamin C

In our region the richest source of vitamin C can be considered hips.
In 100 g of fruit of the wild rose hips - dog rose (Rosa canina) contains 500 mg of vitamin C; at the rose wrinkled, called the dog-rose ordinary (Rosa rugosa), from 800 to 900 mg according to the legend, rose wrinkled brought from Siberia in Poland the participants of the uprising of 1863, returning home from exile. He has a large, round fruit, he blossoms and at the same time fructifying from August until the first frost. Flowers are large, with a strong smell, red, white or pink. Bushes - to 1.5-2.5 m tall.
In brier girandola - cinnamon rose (Rosa cinnamomea) more vitamin C than in any other form,up to 2400 mg per 100 g of red Flowers, fruits in August. The blue can form stilusos hedges. Fruits are round, slightly flattened, with protruding smooth-edged sepals.
There are more than 20 species of wild rose. The fruits of each of them is a valuable food product. Usually talk only about vitamin C, but also a lot of mineral substances. Certainly, is better to eat fresh fruits, but without seeds. Children often do. For adults can be prepared from wild rose wine, marmalade, jams and juices, by the way, very tasty. Hips can be dried and then prepare them tea.
Wine from the hips. Fruit peel (ossicles (not delete), wash thoroughly and pour into a large bottle 1/3 of the volume. Pour the cooled boiled water with sugar 3/4 of the volume. Add wine yeast, in accordance with the instructions on the bag, and leave for 3 months. After that the liquid to drain through a plastic tube down the bottle so that it was almost full, and again leave for 3-4 months. Then the wine is no sediment is poured into a bottle.
Remaining in the bottle fruit, you can re-fill with water with the sugar, add the yeast and put another 3-4 months. The consumption of sugar 250-300 grams per liter of water.
In the glass for this wine from a dogrose contains 70 mg of vitamin C, many other vitamins and a variety of substances soluble in water and alcohol.
Marmalade from the hips. Sorted and washed berries crush in a mixer with 1/2 Cup of water. Wipe through a sieve, to discard the seeds. Add sugar and boil or propertieswhat in banks.
Jam from the hips. Berries clear from the stalk and Flower Cup and remove the seeds. Then carefully rinse several times, let the water drain and pour berries in hot syrup. Cook in the usual way, hot jam to put in a perfectly clean steamed banks, immediately suspended and placed under blanket (dry milk). Flip banks upside after they have cooled.
On the second place after hips - as a rich source of vitamins and polymineral - is parsley. It is especially a lot of vitamin C: 128-193 mg in 100 g Good idea of the rich in vitamin C products gives the following table:

Products Vitamin C content, mg/100 g
The fruit of the wild rose
Dog-rose fruits without seeds
Dried wild rose
Grated rose
Sea buckthorn berries
Black currant
Sweet pepper
Dill green
About 125
In the rest of the vegetables and fruit vitamin C less; apples and pears, for example, contain a small amount of it. It should also be recalled that ascorbic acid is easily decomposed when cooked, cooked foods as it is much less. It also decomposes in contact with iron (pan with chipped enamel, knives), its content is reduced during storage. For example, in potatoes in the fall and winter 20-33 mg % of vitamin C, 6 months - only 10 mg %, and in the spring of 7-8 mg %.
We spent a lot of time this vitamin, and he deserves it, but it's time to move to the next, not less important is vitamin E