Oranges are juicy, delicious and health-packed fruits with many nutrients, minerals and vitamins needed for optimal health, growth and well being. They’re semitropical fruits that contain very few calories – 47 in 100 grams fresh oranges. This fruit doesn’t contain saturated fats, but it does contain plenty of dietary fiber much needed in the gastrointestinal system. One of the dietary fiber types is pectin that acts as a laxative.
Oranges, like their relatives from the citrus family are a rich source of vitamin C. This is a powerful vitamin with strong antioxidant properties. There are 53.2 mg in 100 grams of orange which makes about 90% of the daily recommended allowance. Vitamin C’s antioxidant properties make him a natural fighter against free radicals, a natural immune system booster and a natural protection from flu, cold and other infections. [click to continue…]
Nectarines, closely related to peaches, are sweet, juicy and nutritious fruits known for their soft flesh and smooth skin. Its country of origin is China and from there it spread all over the world for people to enjoy its lovely flavor. It’s a summer fruit with fruits starting to appear in June. It’s full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, nutrients and it’s also low in calories. [click to continue…]
Nashi pear is a fruit that resembles an apple due to its shape, but is in fact a pear. This fruit cannot indicate ripeness by being soft or hard; instead, you can see if it’s ripe according to its aroma – the more fragrant it is, the riper it’s likely to be. These ‘apple-pears’ have many nutrients, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals that contribute to many health benefits. 100 grams of fresh nashi contains about 50 calories. That’s great news for dieters, because this amazing fruit is so healthy and delicious! [click to continue…]