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Amazing Benefits of Oranges which You Never Knew

Packed with vitamin C, this refreshing and pulpy fruit has numerous health benefits that may not be known to you. Rich in minerals and fiber, oranges can help you prevent many health related disorders.

Exercise & Fitness By Vasudha Bhat / Mar 24, 2014

Store House of Health Benefits

It is a well-known fact that Oranges are packed with Vitamin C. But not many would know that while munching on this pulpy fruit, you were extracting numerous other health benefits too.

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Prevents Cancer

Packed with citrus limonoids, oranges can fight a variety of cancers like skin, lung, breast, colon and stomach.

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Reduces Risk of Kidney Stones

Consuming orange juice regularly can help you fight kidney diseases and prevents occurrence of stone.

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Prevents Liver Cancer

Oranges contain a compound known as carotenoids which reduces the risk of liver cancer. This compound is mainly found in mandrain oranges.

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Controls Cholesterol Level

Oranges are rich in soluble fibers which help in preventing an increase in the cholesterol levels.

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Improves Heart Health

Oranges contain potassium which improves the heart health and helps it function properly. A decreased potassium level in the body can lead to an abnormal heart beat.

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Prevents Viral Infections

The presence of polyphenols in abundance helps you protect your body from viral infections.

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Helps Digestion

Oranges contain dietary fibre which helps the digestive system to function properly and relive constipation.

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Enhances Vision

While consuming oranges you intake an ample amount of vitamin A which helps prevent macular degeneration.

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Prevents Skin Damage

The anti-oxidant beta-carotene present in oranges protects cells from damage and prevents skin from ageing.

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Prevents Diabetes

Due to their low calorie content, oranges can be consumed very often. It can very efficiently balance out the sugar levels in your blood preventing diabetes.

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