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What are Benefits of Oranges?

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Asked by ankit shivam, 10 Apr '12 11:34 am
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Health benefits of oranges

Nutrients in oranges are plentiful and diverse. The fruit is low in calories, contains no saturated fats or cholesterol, but is rich in dietary fiber, pectin, which is very effective in persons with excess body weight. Pectin, by its action as bulk laxative, helps to protect the mucous membrane of the colon by decreasing its exposure time to toxic substances as well as by binding to cancer causing chemicals in the colon. Pectin has also been shown to reduce blood cholesterol levels by decreasing its re-absorption in the colon by binding to bile acids in the colon.

Oranges, like other citrus fruits, is an excellent source of vitamin C (provides about 60% of DRI); Vitamin C is a powerful natural antioxidant. Consumption of foods rich in vitamin C helps body develop resistance against infectious agents and scavenge harmful, pro-inflammatory free radicals from the blood.

Orange fruit contains a variety of phytochemicals. Hesperetin and Narigenin are flav ...more
Source: Mein kitni INTELLIGENT hun :D
Answered by Nauty, 10 Apr '12 11:37 am

 
  
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Oranges
1.00 each
131.00 grams
61.57 calories
Nutrient Amount DV
(%) Nutrient
Density World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
vitamin C 69.69 mg 116.2 34.0 excellent
fiber 3.14 g 12.6 3.7 very good ...more
Answered by Gernal Singh, 10 Apr '12 11:42 am

 
  
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A drop of peel of the orange will make your eyes clean
Answered by harpreet, 10 Apr '12 11:37 am

 
  
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Bhai...............dukaan khol lee hai kya........fruits ke.
Answered by Bholu, 10 Apr '12 11:34 am

 
  
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You can JUICE em :)
Answered by simon waaras, 10 Apr '12 11:34 am

 
  
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