Oranges

This popular citrus fruit is high in simple sugars but low GI, so therefore should not cause spikes in blood sugar levels (if eaten as whole fruit, not consumed as juice).Renowned for being high in Vitamin C, oranges also contain an array of beneficial antioxidants.

 

  • 46 calories / 100g
  • 87% water

 

Great source of:

  • Vitamin C, B5 & B6
  • Copper
  • Folate (B9)
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Potassium
  • Thiamin (B1)
  • Dietary fibre
  • Antioxidants

 

Oranges may:

  • Improve heart health, reduce blood pressure & prevent arteriosclerosis.
  • Prevent kidney stones.
  • Prevent anaemia.
  • Support immune system functioning.
  • Reduce the risk of cancer.
  • Prevent constipation.
  • Support skin health & reduce the appearance of ageing.