Calories in orange

Calories in orange
Calories in orange

Sweet orange is another name for orange, and also the world’s highly popular fruits. It is a citrus group fruit. 87 per cent of water contains in an orange. Also it constituents have approximately 1% protein, 12% carbohydrate (carbs) and a high amount of Vitamin-C. Along with these, calories in orange is about 47 and the complete nutrition’s value is given in Table 1.

Orange Calories

It is a good source of calories. Orange with a weight of 100gram contain 47 calories, most part of it is water. It contains a sufficient amount of Vitamin-C, and Calcium as well as potassium. You can eat it directly or make its juice which is also very tasty.

Originally oranges were green

First hybrid orange “tangerine-pomelo” that import in Southeast Asia from the western countries and its color is green.

Orange Nutritions

Nutrition’s in orange have in good values. The highest constituent of oranges is water around 87% of it. It’s very delicious to eat but rather than oranges has a very good source of Vitamin C, Potassium, and Calcium. That is health benefits for you.

Table 1: Orange nutritions

Nutritional valueper 100 g
Energy47 kcal
Carbohydrates11.76 g
Sugars9.36 g
Dietary fibre2.41 g
Fat0.13 g
Protein0.95 g
Vitamin A11.0μg
Thiamine (B1)0.087 mg
Riboflavin (B2)0.04 mg
Niacin (B3)0.282 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)0.25 mg
Vitamin B60.06 mg
Folate (B9)30 μg
Choline8.4 mg
Vitamin C53.2 mg
Vitamin E0.18 mg
Calcium40 mg
Iron0.1 mg
Magnesium10 mg
Manganese0.025 mg
Phosphorus14 mg
Potassium181 mg
Zinc0.07 mg
Other constituents
Water86.75 g
Source: Orange nutritions values

Orange nutritional benefits

The best way to getting the oranges nutritional benefits is by eating directly or make it juice. It is very delicious, some of the orange nutritional benefits are given below:

1. Best for increase immunity

Orange nutritional benefits due to orange are enriched in vitamin C and other antioxidants, which help in boosting our immunity. Help in reducing body infections and kill bacteria and reduce symptoms of flu, cold, cough etc.

2. Highly effective for Eyes

Orange has a good amount   of water content which keep our eyes hydrated, also the presence of vitamin C helps in improving eyesight and reduce eyes infection and other problems

3. Effective in cancer

The antioxidants present in orange reduces the level of free radicals, which produce during the metabolic process in the body. Cancer risk can be reduced by intake of oranges in form of juice or directly.

4. Effective for Skin healthy

The presence of Vitamin C in Orange helps in the improvement of skin glow. Also, it keeps skin hydrated, reduce the chance of sunburn and make skin brighter.

5. Control formation of Kidney stones

Orange juice is rich in citric acid, which acts as medicine for kidney stones. In urine, it controls the storage of calcium in the kidney that is basically the reason for kidney stones.

6. Good for heart health

The presence of potassium and fibre orange juice is beneficial for heart health. In addition, Ascorbic acid helps to reduce the cholesterol  level which helps the flow of blood and reduce stress on the heart

7. Benefits for healthy hair

Regular intake of orange juice helps in promoting hair growth, improve the bounce of hair. Also, Orange also helps to prevent hair falls and reduce whitening  of hair

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