Organic Oranges - 500g (approx. 2pc)
Oranges are a healthy source of fiber, vitamin C, thiamine, folate, and antioxidants. They have multiple health benefits.
Why are they good for you?
Oranges are a good source of several vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin C, thiamine, folate, and potassium.
Vitamin C. Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C. One large orange provides over 100% of the RDI.
Thiamine. One of the B vitamins, also called vitamin B1, thiamine is found in a wide variety of foods.
Folate. Also known as vitamin B9 or folic acid, folate has many essential functions and is found in many plant foods.
Potassium. Oranges are a good source of potassium. High intake of potassium can lower blood pressure in people who already have high levels and may reduce your risk of heart disease.
Low glycemic index (GI) of 31–51
Oranges are mainly composed of carbs and water, with very little protein and fat and few calories.
Oranges are a good source of fiber. One large orange (184 grams) packs around 18% of the Reference Daily Intake (RDI).
The main fibers found in oranges are pectin, cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin.
Dietary fiber is associated with many beneficial health effects, including improved digestive health, weight loss, and cholesterol
- Good source of several vitamins and minerals
Here are the nutrients in about half of a large orange (100 grams) (4Trusted Source):
Protein: 0.9 grams
Carbs: 11.8 grams
Sugar: 9.4 grams
Fiber: 2.4 grams
Fat: 0.1 grams
(source: https://www.healthline.com )
Nutritional guidelines recommend two serves of fruit per day.
However, from a low FODMAP point of view, make sure you leave a three hour gap or more in between serves.
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Low FODMAP Fruits
Banana- firm/green (1 medium)
Cantaloupe/Rockmelon (1/2 cup)
Coconut- desiccated (1/2 cup)
Grapes, all types
Honeydew melon (1/2 cup)
Kiwi fruit (2 small)
Lemons & Limes (including juice)
Pineapple (1 cup)
(source : https://www.dietvsdisease.org/low-fodmap-fruit-list/ )
Country of Origin
dry. not fresh.