BENEFITS OF CITRUS
One orange can contain up to 2.3 grams of fiber, while a tangerine has 1.6. Fiber-rich fruits can help you lower cholesterol and help you keep in check glucose levels. As they also have some insoluble fiber, citrus add bulk to your digestive system helping you to regulate it. Because of its fiber, citrus can make you feel full. This turns them into an amazing snack when you want to lose some weight.
THEY MAKE YOU
Vitamin C can be very beneficial for your skin since it plays an important role in collagen production. Collagen makes your skin look supple and smooth. Those who eat a lot of C vitamin are less likely to get dry skin and wrinkles. At least that’s what The American Journal Of Clinical Nutrition found out in a recent study.
YOUR HEART WILL
You can reduce the risk of heart disease, by adding more Vitamin C to your diet. Says the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Besides Vitamin C, citrus contains Flavinoids. This compound makes them one of the most beneficial fruits for preventing heart diseases. Also, the oceans will thank you because orange peels reduce mercury levels.