Orange – The Queen Of Freshness

nemke December 23, 2012 0

Orange prevents constipation, reduces the risk of stroke and is ideal for weight loss.


Mighty minerals.
Oranges are rich in minerals – calcium, potassium and magnesium. Calcium keeps bones, and potassium nerve and muscle tissue. Moreover, it is necessary to maintain the water balance in the body.

Minerals in 100 g of orange:
Potassium – 181 mg
Calcium – 40 mg
Magnesium – 10 mg

The right fruit for pregnant women and smokers.
It is known that nicotine destroys vitamin C. That’s why doctors often say that if a nonsmoker need one orange as protection from the cold, then the smoker needs three. Otherwise, oranges are the ideal food for pregnant women because they are rich in folic acid, which is essential for the development of the fetus.

Vitamin C in 100 g of fruit:
Pomegranate – 1,500 mg
Oranges – 50 mg
Lemon – 40 mg
Mandarin – 30 mg

Oranges contain a high percentage of water – 86%, then quickly saturate the body.Choose those with less rough bark because they are juicier and sweeter.

In the 19 century British company “Mekvitis” produced the first “jaffa cakes”, which is named after the type of seedless oranges. Diameter is 54 mm biscuits.

One gets the orange juice 90 ml, which is an excellent source of vitamin C, potassium and folic acid. As much as 85 percent of oranges processed into juice.

Flavonoids, powerful antioxidants, which are mostly located in the inner white part of the orange peel, reduce the risk of stroke by 19 percent.

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