CITRUS FRUIT – have you ever wondered what these juicy gems have to offer? 

esides being fat-, sodium- and cholesterol-free, here are a few reason to eat seasonal citrus….

  • One of the best sources of vitamin C – an antioxidant that clears out “ free radicals” in our bodies that would otherwise cause damage.
  • Vit C is a key nutrient for collagen production and healthy immune function.
  • People with high intake of vitamin C from foods may have a lower risk of some cancers.
  • Vitamin C also enhances iron absorption from plant-based foods.
  • Vitamin C plays a role in synthesizing fatty acids for energy. With low levels of it, you may feel tired, depressed or unmotivated.
  • Oranges are also good source of fibre and potassium and may help reduce the risk of high blood pressure and stroke.
  • Grapefruit are an excellent source of fibre, vitamin A and just 1 cup of pink grapefruit provides over 100 percent of Daily Value of vitamin C.
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