Oranges

Super Food

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Health Benefits

  • reduces blood cholesterol
  • no saturated fat
  • immune system modulator
  • reduces oxidant injury to DNA
  • helps protect your body from lung and oral cavity cancer
  • helps control heart rate and blood pressure

Vitimans and Minerals

  • Pectin
  • vitamin C
  • hesperetin
  • vitamin A
  • naringenin
  • vitamin B
  • potassium
  • calcium
  • fiber

Did you know

In 1493, Columbus brought orange seeds from Spain's Canary Island to Haiti, where he grew orange orchards.

Origin/history

The orange plant is believed to be native to Southeast Asia.