Did you know?
♥Vitamin C in oranges protects sperm from genetic damage that may cause birth defects.
♥The anti-oxidants in oranges help protect the skin from free radical damage which is known to cause signs of aging. If you weren’t a fan of oranges, I bet you are now!
♥Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C! Just ONE orange gives you 116.2% of the daily value for vitamin C.
♥One orange is loaded with over 170 different phytonutrients and more than 60 flavonoids! They’ve been shown to have anti-inflammatory, anti-tumour and blood clot inhibiting properties, as well as powerful anti-oxidant effects. Herperidin, a flavanone in oranges, has also been shown to lower high blood pressure as well as cholesterol. Who knew oranges had so much swag! lol
Did you know?
♥Oranges contain a compound called liminoid, and it’s been found to help fight cancers of the mouth, skin, lung, breast, stomach and colon.
♥The large amount of Vitamin C in oranges, stimulates white cells to fight infection, thus building a good immune system The strong content of vitamin C stimulates white cells to fight infection, naturally building a good immune system.
♥Painful inflammation may be a result of free radical damage to cellular structures and other molecules in our bodies; Vitamin C, prevents free radial damage that triggers such pain; it also help in reducing the severity of inflammatory conditions such as asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and even osteoarthritis.
♥Oranges are also a good source of vitamin A, the B vitamins, amino acids, beta-carotene, pectin, potassium, folic acid, calcium, iodine, phosphorus, sodium, zinc, manganese, chlorine and iron. WINNER!
♥Vitamin C is also vital for the proper function of a healthy immune system, and is good for preventing colds and can also be helpful in preventing recurrent ear infections. The perfect ingredient for any meal!
♥As always, remember everything in moderation; over consumption of any citrus juices can take calcium from the body, causing decay of the bones and teeth…sooooooo NOT cute!