The color is orange and sweet taste sour fruit indeed make it to be excellent. From America to remote Indonesia, the fruit is so famous. And this fruit has become the official icon vitamin c. ha ha ha . actual heck, orange is a fruit that magical, miraculous because it contains a variety of vitamins and nutrients that can nourish also defend the body against disease. Here are some of the nutrients and health benefits for the oranges.
Rich in vitamin C
orange is synonymous with vitamin this one, a sort of official Icon is ... although the vitamin C in oranges lose Vitamin C in tomatoes, but orange is more popular. One orange has a supply of 116.2 percent of the daily value for vitamin C. Vitamin C is beneficial to reduce the risk of colon cancer because it can help repel free radicals that cause damage to DNA. Vitamin C is also important as the immune system, both to ward off the flu and preventing recurrent ear infections.
Antioxidants for skin health
Antioxidants in oranges helps protect the skin from free radical damage that can lead to signs of aging. An orange a day can help you maintain a youthful look has moved even though the age of 50 years.
This vitamin helps support the production of hemoglobin and also helps maintain normal blood pressure because of their magnesium. According to a study by US and Canadian researchers, a compound found in the skin of citrus fruit called Polymethoxylated flavones (PMFs) also have the potential to lower cholesterol more effectively and with no side effects other than some prescription drugs.
Orange fiber to prevent diabetes
Fiber in oranges helps keep blood sugar levels stable. Therefore, orange safely used as a healthy snack for diabetics. Naturally in citrus fruit sugar, fructose, can help keep blood sugar levels normal.
Consuming foods rich in beta-cryptoxanthin, a carotenoid in fruits and vegetables orange-red that is found in oranges, corn and pumpkin can reduce the risk of lung cancer.
Can be fragrances
On the right wonder why can? Now many people use the distinctive smell of orange peel as an air freshener. This could be a drain oranges and take the oil. Even perusahanan cosmetics now glance at the orange as perfume smell promising.
Well if you already know the benefits, now you willing to put it into practice? Consume ?. Yes, there are various ways people consume oranges, from a very simple way (peel and eat), to be made cake, juice, and a variety of jams. It is natural that people's tastes are very different. It's okay. Importantly, many processed foods do not eliminate the orange nutrients contained therein, such as when we consume them directly.
Thus was some of the benefits of citrus fruits, may be able to add to our knowledge, we apologize for the error in writing or words may be useful