Orange: properties and healthy benefits

Orange: properties and healthy benefits

Orange is a citrus and fleshy fruit, rich not only in Vitamin C but also in Vitamins A, B and G; with a high content of minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, iron or magnesium; with carbohydrates and fiber.

The main benefits of orange for health are the following:


  • improves blood circulation
  • can reduce the suffering of cardiovascular diseases
  • acts as an antioxidant
  • strengthens the immune system
  • can help you lose weight
  • regulates the level of blood sugar
  • promotes intestinal transit and digestion
  • can prevent the suffering of degenerative diseases
  • can prevent diseases such as colon or breast cancer
  • helps protect and rejuvenate the body's cells
  • helps maintain a healthy and young skin

For the mentioned health benefits, nutritionists recommend to consume orange every day; one way may be during the breakfast or snack with a glass of juice.

Also, and in regard to its application in the kitchen we can find many preparations, both sweet and savoury dishes. For example: marmalade, biscuits, juices, or to make sauces that accompany meat, fish or seafood dishes.


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