10 Health Benefits of Oranges

Oranges and Vitamin C

1.Orange is a citrus fruit.It is an excellent source of vitamin C.It helps the body to develop resistance against infectious agents and scavenge harmful pro-inflammatory free radicals from the blood.In short,Vitamin C boost  the immune system and  helps to fight against diseases.


2.Orange contain magnesium.It helps to maintain a healthy blood pressure. 


3.Oranges are rich in folic acid helps to develop a healthy blood and brain.


4. Oranges are rich in beta-cryptoxanthin. This prevents lung cancer and promotes a healthy respiratory system. 
sliced orange

5.Orange fruit also contains a very good amount of minerals like potassium and calcium. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps control heart rate and blood pressure through countering sodium actions.Calcium helps to build strong bones and teeth.


6.Orange is rich in dietary fiber and pectin.It helps to keep the blood sugar levels under control.

7.Limonoids in oranges helps in fighting against (mouth, stomach, lungs, skin, breast and colon)cancer. 
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Orange


8. Orange is a very good source of B-complex vitamins such as thiamin, pyridoxine, and folates. These vitamins helps body to get replenish.


9.Anti-oxidants in oranges helps to protect skin from free radical damage known to cause signs of aging.



10.Orange fruit is low in calories with diverse and plentiful nutrients.It contains no saturated fats or cholesterol. 

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