🍋🍊 Citrus Facts 🍊🍋
I’m having a citrus morning, do you guys know how kick ass citrus fruits are? Lemme tell you
Fruits belonging to the citrus group are described as “hesperidium”
🍊 Nutrients in oranges are plentiful and diverse
🍊 Contains great amounts of minerals like potassium and calcium. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps control heart rate and blood pressure through countering sodium actions.
🍊 No saturated fats or cholesterol, but is rich in dietary fiber & pectin.
🍊 Pectin 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.
🍊 Oranges, like other citrus fruits, are an excellent source of Vitamin C / provides 53.2 mg per 100 g, about 90% of DRI
🍊 Vitamin C is a powerful natural antioxidant. Eating foods rich in Vitamin C helps the body develop resistance against infectious agents and scavenge harmful, pro-inflammatory free radicals from the blood, along with keeping skin healthy.
🍊 Good levels of vitamin A, and other flavonoid antioxidants such as alpha and beta-carotenes, beta-cryptoxanthin, zea-xanthin and lutein. These compounds are known to have antioxidant properties.
🍊 Good source of B-complex vitamins such as thiamin, pyridoxine, and folates. These vitamins are essential in the sense that the body requires them from external sources to replenish.
🍋 High in fiber
🍋 Contain bioflavonoids and other plant chemicals that protect against serious diseases like cancer, heart disease, and the formation of tumors.
🍋 Grapefruit increases the body’s metabolic rate, lower insulin levels and give you a feeling of fullness / satiation.
🍋 It assists the human body in fighting various conditions like fatigue, fever, malaria, diabetes, constipation, indigestion, urinary problems, excess acidity and many more
🍋 Contains citric acid, natural sugars, essential oils like limonene, pinene and citral. It has
🍋 High amounts of vitamin C, and smaller amounts of vitamin A, B complex, E and K.
🍋 Mineral Department: larger amounts of calcium, folate, phosphorus, and potassium are found.
🍋 The nutritive phytonutrients of this voluptuous fruit—liminoids, flavonoids, lycopene and glucarates—help fight cancer and various diseases.
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