Amazing Health Benefits Of Orange



The scientific name of the sweet orange is Citrus sinensis, and the scientific name of the bitter orange is Citrus aurantium.

Nutrition Table

Amount Per 100 grams

Calories 47

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.1 g 0%

Saturated fat 0 g 0%

Polyunsaturated fat 0 g

Monounsaturated fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg 0%

Sodium 0 mg 0%

Potassium 181 mg 5%

Total Carbohydrate 12 g 4%

Dietary fiber 2.4 g 9%

Sugar 9 g

Protein 0.9 g 1%

Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 88%

Calcium 4% Iron 0%

Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 5%

Vitamin B-12 0% Magnesium 2%

Health Benefits

– By Consuming ½ to 1 liter of orange, grapefruit or apple juice every day, increases the excretion of urinary pH value and citric acid, there by dropping the risk of forming calcium oxalate stones.

– Intake of vitamin C is associated with a reduced risk of colon cancer. Vitamin C also prevents us from asthma, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis.

– Some of the compounds in these citrus fruits are called limonoids which fights with cancers in the mouth, skin, lung, breast, stomach and colon.

– A class of compounds found in citrus fruit peels are called polymethoxylated flavones (PMFs) have the capability to reduce cholesterol levels.

– Fiber content present in it helps out by keeping blood sugar levels under control and by reducing the uncomfortable constipation or diarrhea.

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