Orange trees are the most commonly cultivated fruit trees in the world. Oranges are a popular fruit because of their natural sweetness, wide variety of types and diversity of uses, from juices and marmalades to face masks and candied orange slices.
Benefits of Orange:
Anti-oxidants in oranges help protect skin from free radical damage known to cause signs of aging. An orange a day can help you look younger.Beta-carotene protects the skin from free radicals and helps prevent the signs of aging.
The Vitamin A present in them plays an important role to prevent age-related muscular degeneration.
There is a lower risk of developing kidney stones if you consume orange daily.
The high fiber content helps in releasing digestive enzymes or juices which help digest the food effectively.
Oranges are full of potassium, an electrolyte mineral responsible for helping the heart function well.
How to store oranges:
- Oranges can be stored at room temperature or in the refrigerator. They will generally last the same amount of time, two weeks, with either method, and will retain nearly the same level of vitamin content.
- The best way to store oranges is loose rather than wrapped in a plastic bag, because they can easily develop mold if exposed to moisture.