Orange is one of the most famous citrus fruits and is known to have several health benefits. It is also among the most popular fruits around the world. Sweet, succulent oranges make it tasty and offer many health benefits. An entire orange contains just around 60 calories and has no fat, cholesterol, or sodium, and, “oranges are notable for their Vitamin C content,” said many nutritionists.
Surely, oranges offer different medical advantages: They may support your immune system, give you better skin, and even improve your heart condition and cholesterol levels. Also, some proof proposes that eating oranges may help decrease the danger of respiratory disorders, certain cancer growths, rheumatoid joint inflammation, ulcers, and kidney stones.
The juice of orange is likewise packed with supplements and nutrients. However, the juice doesn’t have the fiber component found in the orange pith, the white substance between the peels and flesh. Oranges are one of the most loved fruits all over the world. Saremco International is trading this exotic food all around the world for over the last 16 years. We are No.1 Orange exporters in Pakistan.
How Usually Orange is used
Oranges can be eaten only as a snack but also as a major recipe ingredient in many different dishes all over the world. Orange juice has become an integral part of a healthy breakfast. Thus it is promoting a healthy start to the day. Oranges are mainly available in two categories in Pakistan one is sweet and the other is bitter. These forms are the most commonly consumed all over the globe. Generally, an orange has smooth texture skin and is firm as well. These kinds of oranges have higher juice content than those which are spongy or lighter in weight.
Benefits of eating oranges
High in Vitamin C
We all know that oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C. An average size orange offers 116% of the daily value of vitamin C. Good intake of vitamin C will help to reduce the risk of colon cancer as it helps to get off dangerous free radicals that cause damage to our body and DNA. Vitamin C is also vital for the proper function of our healthy immune system. It will help you prevent colds and prevent recurrent ear infections.
Improve the health of your skin
The number of Antioxidants in oranges can help us to protect skin from free radical damage. These are also known to cause signs of aging. If you eat an orange a day it will help you look young even in your 50’s!
Here are all the nutrients components that are a 100-gram amount of orange has in it. Calories: 47
- Water: 87%
- Protein: 0.9 grams
- Carbs: 11.8 grams
- Sugar: 9.4 grams
- Fiber: 2.4 grams
- Fat: 0.1 grams
Keeps blood pressure under check
Oranges are jam-packed with Vitamins B6. This vitamin is very helpful for maintaining blood circulation in your body. It will help to support the production of hemoglobin in your blood and also help keep blood pressure under check. The presence of magnesium in orange helps your blood pressure to remain normal.
Lowers your cholesterol
According to a recent study by researchers in Canada and the USA. A class of compounds that are found in citrus fruit peels is known as Polymethoxylated Flavones (PMFs). It has the potential to lower cholesterol in your body. It works more effectively than some prescription drugs that a doctor gives you and also there are no side effects.
So, for fat people who want to keep their cholesterol in check should consume an orange on a daily basis. This will help them to reduce their weight as well.
Controls blood sugar
The fiber content in oranges helps in keeping blood sugar levels under control. So, thereby making oranges a healthy snack for people with diabetes is one of the best things that you can do for them. The sweetness of oranges comes with simple sugars that are harmless.
The natural fruit sugar in oranges is known as fructose. It can help to keep your blood sugar levels from rising too high after eating a proper meal. The glycemic index of Orange is 40. Normally whatever foods fall under 50 on the glycemic index considered being low in sugar. Still, this does not mean you go about eating way too many oranges in one sitting. Eating too many oranges can even spike insulin in your body and may even lead to weight gain.
Lowers the risk of cancer
Oranges contain D- limonene, a compound that is touted to prevent cancers like lung cancer, skin cancer, and even breast cancer. Surely, oranges offer different medical advantages: They may support your immune system, give you better skin, and even improve your heart condition and cholesterol levels. Also, some proof proposes that eating oranges may help decrease the danger of certain cancer growths like the colon.
Alkalizes the body
The basic nature of oranges is acidic. This state is before you actually digest them. Then they have a certain amount of alkaline minerals that stimulate the process of digestion. This property of oranges is similar to lemons, lime, and all other citrus fruits.
Improve your eyesight
Oranges also keep a rich source of carotenoid. Vitamin A plays an important role in keeping the mucus membranes in the eyes healthy and lube. It is also responsible to decrease age-related macular degeneration in your body. In extreme cases, it can lead to blindness. Carotenoid in oranges also helps the eyes to absorb the light.
You will never face Constipation
Oranges have soluble and insoluble fibers as well. These help to keep your intestines and stomach function smooth, and fight against irritable bowel syndrome. Other than that, the fiber helps treat constipation to a greater extent.
Oranges are one of the best sources of fiber. One large orange of 184 grams has around almost 18% of the Reference Daily fiber intake. The main fibers that oranges have are pectin, cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin. Dietary fiber is associated with many beneficial health effects, including improved digestive health, weight loss, and cholesterol
How to store oranges
Orange is a citrus fruit that people often love to eat in summer. Oranges are one of the best sources of vitamins, especially vitamin C. Its juice is an important part of a Europe large community breakfast. The oranges which are most often eaten today grew first in Asian countries like Pakistan, China, and India but now grows in many parts of the world. You can simply store orange at room temperature for a couple of weeks or refrigerated for up to several weeks.
The process of storing Oranges are very easy. Many exporters of orange in Pakistan just Keep them out of direct sunlight during transport. They stay fresh for several weeks. These are the most famous type of oranges that are grown in Pakistan. All of them are cultivated under the supervision of highly experienced personal at Saremco International. We are one of the biggest orange exporters in Pakistan. Our packaging is second to none which keeps oranges secured and damaged free.