Nutrition in Orange

//Nutrition in Orange

Nutrition in Orange

Scientific name of sweet oranges is Citrus sinensis. It belongs to the family of Rutaceae. It is originated in South-East Asia. Sweet Orange is a hybrid between pomelo (Citrus maxima) and mandarin (Citrus reticulata).

Nutrition in Raw Navel Oranges: According to USDA, the nutrient composition of raw, navel oranges is as follows:

  1. Water 97 g
  2. Energy 49 kcal
  3. Protein 91 g
  4. Total lipid (fat) 15 g
  5. Carbohydrate54 g
  6. Fiber, total dietary 2 g
  7. Sugars, total 5 g
  8. Calcium, Ca 43 mg
  9. Iron, Fe 13 mg
  10. Magnesium, Mg 11 mg
  11. Phosphorus, P 23 mg
  12. Potassium, K 166 mg
  13. Sodium, Na 1 mg
  14. Zinc, Zn 08 mg
  15. Vitamin C1 mg
  16. Thiamin 068 mg
  17. Riboflavin 051 mg
  18. Niacin 425 mg
  19. Vitamin B-6 079 mg
  20. Folate, DFE 34 ug
  21. Vitamin A, IU 247 IU
  22. Vitamin E 15 mg
  23. Fatty acids, total saturated 017 g
  24. Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 03 g
  25. Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 031 g

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Health Benefits of Oranges: Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C which is essential for increasing body’s natural immunity. Oranges are rich source of antioxidant phytochemicals such as carotenoids and flavonoids; hence are able to lower the risk of lifestyle diseases such as cancer. Oranges are rich in potassium, an essential mineral that helps in lowering blood pressure.

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