Orange is one of the fruits spoiled by most people and is usually always in the breakfast. Thanks to the vitamin C, orange helps to reinforce the immune system
They are sweet or sour and can be enjoyed almost all year round. Eating oranges daily, according to Fernanda Alvarado's 'Bien Comer' site, will strengthen your immune system since this fruit is rich in vitamin C and at the same time will prevent the signs of aging.
On the other hand, the orange contains zeaxanthin and lutein, these are two carotenes (biochemical compound) that will protect your sight and the macular degeneration associated with age.
It is worth mentioning that oranges contain calcium, and according to Dr. Mercola, this citrus fruit, besides benefiting the development of strong bones and teeth, helps the blood vessels to distribute blood and enzymes that are good for every vital function of the body.
He also points out that, because it is high in vitamin B, it will help the body convert food into fuel for energy. Another great benefit of eating oranges frequently is that it helps to deal with stress, it is an anti-stress fruit, this is due to the vitamin B1 or thiamine.
It is important to mention that the orange contains pectin, which is a fiber that will regulate your cholesterol and help maintain your weight. At the same time, it will cleanse your colon, preventing toxins from building up in your body. This will reduce the chances of avoiding cancer.
Nutrition expert Fernanda Alvarado explains that oranges have a low glycemic index, so they are indicated in case of diabetes and low-calorie diets.
Finally, remember that it is always better to consume any food or fruit in moderation, since everything in excess is bad.