WEB DESK: Who doesn’t like an orange? They make for a healthy snack– squeezed for fresh juice or peeled and eaten– the fruit bursts with energy.
Here are 5 benefits hidden inside the juicy, pulpy, orange.
1-Lowers risk of heart disease
Packed with Vitamin C, they protects cells by neutralizing free radicals. Free radicals cause chronic diseases, like cancer and heart disease. Studies show that the abundance of polyphenols in oranges protects against viral infections.
2- Relieves Constipation
Oranges are full of dietary fiber which stimulates digestive juices and relieves constipation.
3- Protects Skin
Oranges are full of beta-carotene is a powerful antioxidant protecting the cells from being damage which also protects the skin from free radicals and prevents the signs of aging.
4- Prevents kidney disease
Drinking orange juice regularly prevents kidney diseases and reduces the risk of kidney stones. But it should be drunk in moderation. The high sugar content of fruit juices can cause tooth decay and the high acid content can wear away enamel if consumed in excess.
5- Lowers Cholesterol
Since they’re full of soluble fiber, oranges are helpful in lowering cholesterol.