The daily needs for vitamin C are 95mg for women and 110mg for men, according to EFSA, and slightly higher for pregnant and lactating women. Smokers should also increase their intake of this vitamin, or, much better, stop smoking.
And although it is an essential nutrient that we must provide with the diet because our body is not capable of producing or storing it, according to data from the ENIDE survey (National Diet Intake Survey), the Spanish population does not have the slightest problem in meeting requirements. of vitamin C, in fact, we are very comfortable, exceeding daily needs by 191% (with variations according to sex and age group). In other words, in the worst case, we take almost twice as much as necessary.