ONE ORANGE CAN GIVE US SO MANY THINGS
Eating one medium orange will give you 62 calories with
1.Vitamin A – 295 IU
Good for healthy skin, teeth, skeletal , soft tissue, mucus membranes and especially EYES
Also good for reproduction and breast-feeding.
2. Vitamin B1 (thiamine) – 0.114 mg
Good for digestive problems including poor appetite, ulcerative colitis, boosting the immune system and ongoing diarrhea.
3.Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) – 0.052 mg
Good for, acne, muscle cramps, burning feet syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome, and blood disorders and red blood cell aplasia ,eye fatigue, cataracts, and glaucoma.
4.Vitamin B3 – Niacin – 0.369 mg
Niacin helps the digestive system, skin, and nerves to function. It is also important for converting food to energy.
5.Folate – 39 mcg
Reduces the risk for devastating birth defects of a baby’s brain and spine — spina bifida and anencephaly ,anemia. Good for women of childbearing age in order to prevent neural tube defects.
6.Vitamin B5 – Pantothenic Acid – 0.328 mg
Helps to manufacture of red blood cells and sex and stress-related hormones produced in the adrenal glands, small glands that sit atop the kidneys. Vitamin B5 is also important in maintaining a healthy digestive tract.
7.Vitamin B6 – pyridoxine- 0.079 mg
Helps in the synthesis of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine and for myelin formation.
8.Vitamin C – 69.7 mg
Helps in formation of an important protein used to make skin, tendons, ligaments, and blood vessels.Also helps to heal wounds and form scar tissue,repair and maintain cartilage, bones, and teeth.
9.Vitamin E – 0.24 mg
Good for skin
10.dietary fiber- 3.1 grams
Helps to maintain good digestive tract.
11.protein – 1.23 grams
Building blocks of body.Provides immunity.
12.Potassium – 237 mg
Regulates heart function,Reduces blood pressure,helps in protein and nucleid acid synthesis.Maintain normal fluid balance.For normal nerve and muscle function.Converts glucose into glycogen (muscle fuel).Helps in kidney functio.Helps lungs eliminate carbon dioxide.Needed to maintain acid/alkali balance.
13.Phosphorus – 18 mg
Helps in Kidney function,muscle contractions ,maintaining normal heartbeat, nerve signaling
14.Magnesium – 13 mg
Magnesium regulates the absorption of calcium (and is involved in the structural integrity of bones and teeth), contractility of the heart muscle , relaxing effect on smooth muscle. , decreases coagulation and acts as a calcium channel blocker. Thus, it helps the heart to pump more effectively.
15.Calcium – 52 mg
Building strong bones and teeth.Clotting blood.Sending and receiving nerve signals
16.Iron – 0.13 mg
It is a component of hemoglobin, which is present in the red blood cells.Hemoglobin is made up of iron and protein. It carries oxygen from the lungs to different parts of the body. Iron is needed for the production of ATP molecules .
17.Selenium 0.7 mcg
Help prevent cellular damage from free radicals. Free radicals are natural by-products of oxygen metabolism that may contribute to the development of chronic diseases such as cancer and heart disease .
18.Manganese – 0.033 mg
Maintains healthy bone structure, bone metabolism, helping in building essential enzymes for building bones.
19.Copper – 0.059 mg
It maintains your hair color, and is also used to make hormones.
20.Zinc – 0.09 mg
Zinc is important during pregnancy, for the growing fetus whose cells are rapidly dividing. Zinc also helps to avoid congenital abnormalities and pre-term delivery.Good for fertility. In males, zinc protects the prostate gland from infection (prostates) and ultimately from enlargement (prostatic hypertrophy). Zinc helps maintain sperm count and mobility and normal levels of serum testosterone.In females, zinc can help treat menstrual problems and alleviate symptoms associated with premenstrual syndrome
21.carbohydrate – 11.75g
Even orange peel can be used in following :-
2. Fire starter
5.. Ant Repellant
6. Brown Sugar Preservative
7.. Cattle Feed
8. Deodorize Garbage Cans
10. Mosquito Repellant
11. Lowering Blood Pressure