Amazing Orange Benefits For Your Health

benefits of oranges

Benefits Of Orange

Orange An Immune Booster

Botanically Oranges belong to the Rutaceae family and are scientifically known as Citrus Sinensis fruit. Oranges are considered to be a very popular fruit consumed around the world.

Orange is widely used in aromatherapy due to its special aroma and taste and making it a versatile fruit. Oranges are mostly produced in tropical regions of the world. Orange benefits are not limited to good health but it also helps to keep the mind charged and give a refreshing feel.

Verities of Oranges

Typically, oranges are classified as Sweet and bitter. But the sweet type is mostly consumable and because there is a number of sweet orange verities found in the different parts of the world. Some of them are following

  • Mandarin
  • Grapefruit
  • Navel
  • Sweet Lime
  • Blood Red
  • Valencia etc.

benefits of oranges

Nutritional Contents

  • Sweet and delicious juicy orange fruit contains a comprehensive list of essential nutrients, vitamins, minerals for growth and development, and overall immunity of the body.
  • One normal-sized orange which weighs 100 g contains the following nutritional sources
NutrientValue
Energy49 Kcal
Carbohydrates11.89 g
Proteins0.94 g
Total Fat0.30 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Dietary Fiber2.5 g
  • Alongside these nutrients’ orange is also a great source of a variety of vitamins including Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Folate, Niacin, Riboflavin, and thiamine
  • Oranges also contain some electrolytes including Sodium and potassium
  • And other than vitamins and electrolytes oranges are also a good source of some minerals including calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, and zinc

Health Benefits Of Orange

  • Due to plenty of vitamin C in oranges, they are considered the best source of immunity booster and help to reduce the risk of certain diseases
  • Orange juice is good for you because it contains a special and unique antioxidant known as hesperidin which helps to minimize oxidative stress and free radicals which can underline the immune system. Fresh Orange juice is also good for health because it doesn’t contain added sugars
  • Orange Juice is also considered a magic drink to lose belly fat fast, with that Drinking orange juice everyday is beneficial in preventing kidney stone formation, Orange Juice is helpful in weight loss by containing the appetite and helps to lower the waist circumference and fat percentage of the body which helps in weight loss. Orange juice can be taken at any time however one glass of orange juice at the time of breakfast keep you charging and refreshing for a longer time
  • Due to the presence of pectin (a dietary fiber), the body cholesterol level can be significantly reduced and that help to reduce the risk of heart attack
  • Vitamin C in oranges help to destroy the free radicals and help to protect our body from a certain type of cancers, The carotenoids and Vitamin A help to enhance the visual sensation by promoting the eye health
  • Vitamin B6 and magnesium present in orange fruit helps to increase the oxygen-carrying capacity of blood by increasing the production of hemoglobin in the blood and balancing the blood pressure
  • Citrates presence in oranges help to reduce the risk of kidney stone formation and reduce the size of existing stones, Due to the alkaline nature of orange fruit, it helps to balance the acid in our body consumed in the form of caffeine, alcohol, and processed foods
  • The high content of fiber and water in oranges helps to prevent constipation and irritable bowel syndrome, If oranges are used in aroma-therapeutically they elevate the mood and reduce depression by reducing the cortisol level in the body
  • Oranges also helps to improve skin appearance by their stimulatory action on collagen production and help to minimize the skin scars
  • Orange peel tea works against cough and cold and Orange peel can be used to make DIY aroma candles and these special scented candles can be used for aroma at home

Summary of orange benefits

Due to the powerhouse of energy and great benefits to health, oranges consider being a superfood that not only boosts the immune system but also helps the body to avoid different health complications. Alongside nutritional value oranges also help aromatically by giving a stress-free life

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