Vitamin C

Vitamin C may help improve energy, strengthen immunity and the support the formation of bones, skin, hair and nails.

Vitamin C is a vital vitamin to have at any time but especially in perimenopause when levels steadily drop. There are a number of fruits that contain vitamin C; citrus fruits, such as oranges, lemons and or even fresh orange juice. Other good sources are peppers, strawberries, blackcurrants, broccoli, brussels sprouts and potatoes.

For adults the recommended daily amount for vitamin C is 65 to 90 milligrams (mg) a day, and the upper limit is 2,000 mg a day.

A good way to keep your levels up is with extra vitamins