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Nutritional Information About Orange

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Orange is a type of Citrus fruit and it is an excellent source of vitamin C which is essentially needed for the absorption of calcium, regular consumption of orange helps to boost the immune system as well as strengthening the bones, orange is also a good source vitamin A which is important for the well-being of the vision and eyes health, orange also contain sodium, potassium, magnesium, copper, sulfur and chlorine.

-Nutritional information:
Quantity per 100 g
47 calories
Fats 0.1 g (saturated fat 0 g)
0 mg cholesterol
0 mg sodium
Potassium 181 mg
Sugars 12 g (2.4 dietary fiber g – sugar 9 g)
Protein 0.9 g
225 IU of vitamin A.
Vitamin C 53.2 mg
Calcium 40 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
IU vitamin D 0
Vitamin B-6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B-12 0 μg
Magnesium 10 mg

– Types Of Orange.
Common Orange:- There are dozens of types of common orange but most commonly used and known is Valencia, , Hart’s Tardiff Valencia, and the Hamlin.

Blood Orange:- Blood orange is also known as pigmented orage and is a good source vitamin C and antioxidants, scientists say that the cause for the deep red hue in blood orange is the high levels of anthocyanin.

Navel Orange:– Navel orange is if a big commercial importance, it is commonly used for exporting, juicing and packaging, it is also the type sold and recognized easily in grocery stores.

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Sweet Orange:– Or also known as acid-less orange, they are found in the early time of the season and they contain very little acid levels hence light flavor, they have more sugar than acid.

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