Wonderful colour , amazing taste , ideal fruit for almost every season . We're definately talking about oranges .Oranges are a great source of vitamin C. Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin that is necessary for normal growth .Vitamin C is needed for the growth and repair of tissues in all parts of your body. It is used to:
-Form an important protein used to make skin, tendons, ligaments, and blood vessels,
-Heal wounds and form scar tissue,
-Repair and maintain cartilage, bones, and teeth
Vitamin C is one of many antioxidants. Antioxidants are nutrients that block some of the damage caused by free radicals.Vitamin C, is also vital for the proper function of a healthy immune system.
As well as being a great source of vitamin C , oranges are really low in calories .
100 gr of orange contain
-47 kcal -vitamin A 225 IU
-Fat 0,1gr -calcium 40mg
-cholesterol 0 mg -vitamin C 53.2 mg
-sodium 0 mg -Iron 0.1 mg
-pottasium181 mg -Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
-carbohydrates 12 g -Magnesium 10 mg
-fiber 2,4 g
-fructose 9 g
-protein 0,9 g