If you are reading this, you probably must have eaten a slice of an orange or drank a glass of orange juice at least once in your life. Oranges are one of the most popular fruits in the world. In fact, orange juice is the most popular juice in world! This may not be that surprising due to oranges’ juicy pulp, and iconic sweet taste. Furthermore, the name of the fruit, orange is synonymous to one of the seven colours of the rainbow. This ball of zest and citrus also has a ton of health benefits that could contribute to its popular status.
Oranges are a source of many vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C and potassium and also a source of fiber, which may support the digestive system. They are high in antioxidants and can aid in disease prevention. Regular intake of Orange juice can increase the pH of urine, which could cause a lowered risk of kidney stones. They are not rich in iron, but may increase iron absorption in the body, protecting the body against anaemia.
So what are you waiting for? Pick some oranges today and increase your overall immunity and good health. Stay tuned for more healthy food tips and recipes.
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