What are the benefits of eating Oranges?

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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 aging 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.
Vegan Vitamin C Capsules

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

How should I 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 do I stock up my natural medicine cabinet?

Lemons Oranges
Turmeric Beetroot
Onions Garlic
Asafoetida Aloe Vera