What are the benefits of eating Oranges

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What are the benefits of eating oranges

The benefits of eating oranges may surprise you.

One orange contains 85 calories, it has no fat cholesterol or sodium.  To benefit from this fruits’ vitamin C content, you should aim to eat up to two oranges a day.  If you are not a fruit eater, you could try capsules.

Oranges contain:

Studies show that they are good for you for many reasons:

  • Boosts the immune system
  • Is good for your eyes (it keeps mucus membranes healthy)
  • Helps to prevent ageing of your skin (which is why it is quite often used in face masks and creams)
  • Helps with your brain development
  • Oranges contain D-limonene that is known to play a part in preventing skin, lung and breast cancer
  • Can aid with the prevention of constipation
  • Can prevent hair loss due to its Vitamin C content
  • Improves sperm quality
  • Fibre content helps to keep track of sugar levels on the body
  • The fleshy bit is very nutritious too because it contains hesperidin.
  • Eating oranges are a great way of giving your body natural Vitamin C that can help to ward off coughs and colds.
Vegan Vitamin C Capsules

If you are pregnant or taking other medicines, you should seek the advice of your GP before consuming.

How to take it:

  • Fresh Oranges can be used in cooking
  • Squeezed over pancakes for a dessert
  • Sliced or squeezed into a cup of hot water
  • Sliced or squeezed into a cup of hot water and mixed with lemon, pineapple juice and Manuka honey
  • Peeled and eaten raw (and you don’t need to drink water directly afterwards to rinse your mouth as you would with lemons)
  • One Vitamin C capsules once a day (always read the label)

How to stock up your natural medicine cabinet:

How to Boost Your Immune System Naturally

Asafoetida

Turmeric

Oranges

Curcumin

Beetroot

Onions

Garlic

Aloe Vera

Lemons

Pineapple

Manuka Honey

Coconut Oil

Ginger