The orange: a citric fruit with healing properties

2 November, 2011 19:41 by jugos in General, Welfare

The orange is an excellent source of vitamin C as a medium size orange has more than 90% of the daily vitamin C consumption recommended for a person. It also provides potassium, folic acid, calcium and thiamin.

As vitamin C is an antioxidant, it reduces the risk of suffering from some kinds of cancer and heart conditions.
The carotenoids, terpenes and flavonoids in oranges are natural cancer inhibitors, so they prevent tumors or retard their growth.

It has been specifically linked to a lower incidence of colon and pancreatic cancer.

It has also been found that:

  • it has anti-inflammatory properties
  • it helps reduce cholesterol
  • it reduces the incidence of flu
  • it prevents asthma attacks

Therefore, do not forget to include oranges in your diet. Your health will be grateful for it.

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