12 nutrition facts and health benefits of oranges

Orange fruit
Orange Fruit
  • Family: Rutaceae.
  • Genus: Citrus.
  • Botanical name: Citrus sinensis.
  • Orange is  good source of fiber which helps aid proper digestion.
  • Orange is rich in citrius limonoid which help fight different types of cancer such as skin, lung, breast, stomach and colon cancer. 
  • Vitamins: C, A, B-Complex(thiamine, pyridoxine).
  • Minerals: Potassium (K), Calcium(Ca).
Orange seed
Orange seeds
  • Brazil produces more orange than any other country in the world.
  • The color orange came from the orange fruit and was first used as the name of a colour in 1542.
  • A typical orange have 10 segments.
  • 85% of all oranges are being used to manufacture juice.
  • Orange fruit contains no saturated fat or cholesterol.
Orange fruit
Orange fruit
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