Friday, October 7, 2011

Health Benefits of Orange

Orange is commonly grown tree fruit in the world. It is a hybrid of ancient cultivated origin. Orange nutritional value includes; carbohydrates, sugars, dietary fiber, protein, vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Potassium, and zinc. This citrus fruits are also acidic.

The following are Health Benefits of Orange:

  • The dietary fiber is very effective to the person with excess body weight.
  • The vitamin C (in orange fruit) is a powerful natural antioxidant. It helps body develop resistance against infectious agents.
  • Potassium is important component of cell and body fluids; it helps control heart rate and blood pressure.
  • Orange can cure acne.
  • Eating oranges fruit may help control blood sugar levels and it help prevent diabetes.
  • For tooth decay or poor gums; drink large amount of orange juice for a period of a few weeks.

[Trivia] Did you know that orange fruit is believed that it was first cultivated in Southern China, Northeastern India, or perhaps Southeastern Asia.

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