Health Benefits 101: ORANGE
When you say Vitamin C, what is the first fruit that comes into your mind? Orange, right? Orange is probably one of the most favorite fruits from almost all homes everywhere. You can eat it on its own, or you can juice it, or even add it on your dishes. Sweet, juicy oranges make a delicious and healthy snack or addition to a meal. That’s why it is no wonder that they are one of the most popular fruits in the world.
What is Orange?
Orange is a round, segmented citrus fruit with a pitted peel. The taste can vary from juicy and sweet to bitter, depending on the variety.
Did You Know?
- Orange originated in China, but today growers cultivate this nutritious powerhouse in warm climates around the world.
- A whole orange contains only about 60 calories and has no fat, cholesterol or sodium
The Vitamin A present in them play an important role in keeping the mucus membranes in the eyes healthy. They are also rich in carotenoid that is best for your vision. So, if you want your vision to be just as good as it is now or wants to somehow improve it, eat an orange every day!
One orange provides 130 percent of your vitamin C needs for the day, 2 percent of vitamin A needs, 6 percent of calcium and 0 percent of iron. Oranges also contain thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B-6, folate, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, selenium and copper. Learning all these nutrients from oranges. Orange you ecstatic to buy yours now? 😁 In addition with the many benefits of this amazing fruit, below is a photo of the nutritional facts of orange.