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Health Benefits of Oranges

Updated on August 10, 2011

Nutrition Advice : Health Benefits of Oranges



Never mind being the most favourite fruit in the world, oranges are very beneficial to a persons health in many ways. It contains plenty of rich vitamins and minerals that can help protect your body from various diseases and illnesses. Some of these include:


  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Cholesterol
  • Kidney stones
  • Asthma
  • Arthritis
  • High blood pressure



Good Digestion


Oranges contain dietary fibre which can help relieve the stiffness of the faeces by stimulating the digestive juices.


A flesh of an orange contains 3.1 grams of fibre while a person should get 25-35 grams of fibre a day. So eating a couple of oranges a day could give you the recommended daily amount of fibre easily.


Fight Cancer


Oranges contain lots of vitamin c which is an excellent nutrient to help fight cancer. The skin of the oranges can also help lower cholesterol and control your blood pressure.


Other Benefits of Oranges


  • Protect against skin disease
  • Skin moisturizer
  • Cooking recipe
  • Keep insects away from your garden
  • Deodorizer
  • Kindle house fire
  • Repel mosquitoes




Reading the article above, you have learned some benefits of our favourite fruit. Personally, I love the Lychee fruit more than Oranges but yet Oranges are in my top 10 and will not be surprised if they’re in your top 10 as well.


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