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10 Amazing Benefits Of Oranges For Skin, Hair And Health

Truth be told, it's been a long time since I ate this fruit. I will try and buy one today on my way home after work.

Delicious and juicy, oranges have always been a favorite among the fruits. They symbolize health and happiness.

10 benefits of oranges are as follows;

1) Kidney Stones Prevention - If oranges are consumed daily, then there is a lower risk of developing kidney stones.

2) Lowers Cholesterol - Hesperidin and Pectin present in oranges lowers bad cholesterol. It helps the body to slow down the absorption of fats.

3) Fights Against Cancer - A compound called D-linonene, usually found in Oranges and other citrus fruits, fights against various cancers like colon cancer, lung cancer, skin cancer, breast cancer etc. Vitamin C protects cells from damage by free radicals.

4) Brain Development - Folic acid present in Oranges helps in Brain growth development.

5) Fights Against Viral Infections -
Flavonoids and polyphenols in Oranges help you fight viral infections.

6) Bone And Teeth Health - Calcium rich Oranges help you maintain healthy bones and teeth.

7) Prevents Ulcers - The high fiber content in Oranges prevents many ulcers. An Orange a day can keep you away from stomach ulcers.

8)  Rich In Fiber - Blood oranges are an easy way to obtain a good amount of fiber. One medium blood orange takes care of about 12% of daily requirement of fiber. intake. Many people across the globe fail to take sufficient quantities of fiber, and consequently suffer from various avoidable conditions. High fiber consumption prevents gastrointestinal problems.

9) Healthy Skin - The antioxidants present in oranges fight free radicals and thus prevents aging faster.

10) Treatment Of AcneExcess dirt, soot or bacteria block your skin pores, resulting in the occurrence of pimples.
  • Oranges have a high content of citric acid which is effective in drying away acne. Orange peels contain a high amount of dietary fiber, which regulates bowel movements, thus eliminating harmful wastes and toxins from the body. This will prevent acne breakouts by getting rid of toxins.
  • You can prepare a face mask by grinding orange peels to make a paste and apply it all over your face. This will not only keep acne at bay but also combat skin oiliness. With regular usage, you can see a visible reduction in pimples and its marks.

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