This popular fruit is best known for its vitamin C content, but it also contains many other diseases fighting compounds.
Nutrients : vitamin A, B1,C, folate, calcium, potassium, fiber.
Oranges are known for their immune – boosting power. A medium size orange provides more than the average daily requirement of vitamin C, which fights off infections and strengthens the body’s defenses.
particularly effective against colds and other respiratory ailments , including asthma. oranges have also been found to reduce the risk of stomach ulcers, kidney stones and certain cancers. Their natural sugars help diabetics maintain their blood glucose levels. And a teaspoonful of grated organic orange peel aded to food can reduce cholesterol. Citrus fruits also contain limonin, which is being researchedfor its anticancer and cholesterol- lowering possibilities.
Refferences : The top 100 tips by wright & janet page :12