A burst of tangy oranges and succulent juicy tangerines, yet not overly acidic. The juices, flesh and oils combine into a pretty intense experience that hangs on your tongue.
Oranges and tangerines are a good source of vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C, A and B, calcium, iron, sodium, copper, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, and sulfur.
The nutritional value of orange and tangerine makes it good for indigestion, constipation, dental care, bone health, heart diseases, respiratory problems, increasing immunity, influenza and skin care.
Herperidin in oranges and tangerines has been shown to lower high blood pressure as well as cholesterol in some studies, and to have strong anti-inflammatory properties.
A single orange provides 12.5% of the daily value for fiber.
A single orange provides almost 100% of the daily value for vitamin C.
Renaissance paintings display oranges on the table in paintings of The Last Supper, but it seems to be erroneous since oranges were not grown in the Middle East until the 9th century.