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Orange Fruit

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Benefits of including Orange in our diet. Benefits </>
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Main Health Benefits of Orange. Health Benefits
Increases metabolic rate, Kidney stone treatment, Lower blood pressure, Prevents constipation, Prevents diabetes, Strengthening of bones, Ulcer treatment, Weight loss properties, Arthritis treatment and Cancer prevention
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Other General benefits of consuming Orange. General Benefits
Boosts immune system, Controls blood pressure, Digestive aid, Improves eye vision and Maintains healthy cholesterol level
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Benefits of Orange for skin. Skin Benefits
Anti-aging benefits, Brightens and lightens complexion, Hydrates skin, Skin rejuvenation, Treatment of acne and Treatment of dark spots
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Benefits of Orange for hair. Hair Benefits
Good conditioner, Prevents hair loss, Regulates hair growth and Treatment of dandruff
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Allergy of fruits is defined as the damaging Immune response by the body to certain fruits. Orange Allergy
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Allergy symptoms of Orange fruit. Allergy Symptoms
Abdominal Pains, Breathing Difficulty, Coughing, Diarrhea, Drop In Blood Pressure, Fainting, Runny Nose, Skin Rash, Sneezing, Swelling Of Mouth, Tongue Or Lips and Vomiting
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Undesirable effects of Orange on body. Side Effects
Abdominal Cramps, Diarrhoea and Weight Gain
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It tells you whether Orange is allowed for following conditions or not. Recommeded for
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Know whether Orange is allowed for pregnant women or not. Pregnant Women
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Know whether Orange is allowed for lactating women or not. Lactating Women
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Best time to eat Orange. Best Time to Eat
  • Strictly avoid empty stomach
  • Morning time (before lunch)
  • As a snack in the late afternoon
  • Eat the fresh ones, avoid mixing with any other foods, don't eat after meal.
  • Don't consume at night and before bed
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Nutrition is the process of obtaining food or nutrients necessary for growth and health. Nutrition </>
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Serving size of Orange is the amount for which the nutrients present in Orange are measured. Serving Size
100 g
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Organic compounds that include sugars, starch and cellulose. Carbs are the primary source of energy. Carbs
11.75 g
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Indigestible part of food that is obtained from plants. Fibers contain substances like cellulose, lignin, pectin and is Important for blood sugar control, Heart health, Skin health, weight loss etc. Fiber
2.40 g
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These are soluble, crystalline, sweet-tasting carbohydrates found in living tissues. Sugar
9.35 g
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26
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Proteins are molecules composed of one or more long chains of amino acids and are necessary for proper functioning of body cells. Protein
0.94 g
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28
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Protein to Carb Ratio. Protein to Carb Ratio
0.08
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18
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Vitamins are organic compounds and a source of essential amino acids to the body. Vitamins
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A type of Vitamin needed for vision, healthy skin, mucous membranes, bone and tooth growth and to immune system health. Vitamin A (Retinol)
11.00 mcg
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26
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It is a part of an enzyme needed for energy metabolism and is Important for nerve functioning. Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)
0.09 mg
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8
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Part of an enzyme important for normal vision and skin health. Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
0.04 mg
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23
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A Vitamin belonging to Vitamin B complex which aids in better blood circulation and energy. Higher amounts of Niacin improves cholesterol levels and lowers cardiovascular risks. Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
0.28 mg
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Part of an enzyme important for nervous system, digestive system, and skin health. Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)
0.25 mg
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21
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Part of an enzyme needed for protein metabolism and helps in making red blood cells. Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxin)
0.06 mg
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29
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Part of an enzyme needed for making DNA and new cells, especially red blood cells. Vitamin B9 (Folic acid)
30.00 mcg
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8
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An Antioxidant and part of an enzyme needed for protein metabolism. It’s Important for immune system health and aids in iron absorption. Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
53.20 mg
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14
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An Antioxidant and protects cell walls. Vitamin E (Tocopherole)
0.18 mg
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31
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Part of an enzyme needed for proper blood clotting. Vitamin K (Phyllochinone)
0.00 mcg
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A type of carotenoid composed of long chain of eleven conjugated double bonds which prevents heart diseases and certain types of cancers. Lycopene
0.00 mcg
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These are two types of carotenoids which are yellow to red pigments found in fruits and vegetables. Important for antioxidant functions in the body. Lutein+Zeaxanthin
129.00 mcg
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A highly basic compound important in the synthesis and transport of lipids in the body. Choline
8.40 mg
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10
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Fats are group of natural esters of glycerol and various fatty acids. Fat
0.12 g
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3
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Minerals are solid, naturally occurring inorganic substances that are found in fruits. Minerals
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Potassium helps to maintain the proper acid to base ratios in the body and plays an important role in synthesizing proteins from amino acids. Potassium
181.00 mg
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Iron helps our red blood cells for transportation of oxygen to all parts of the body. Regulates cell growth and cell differentiation. Iron
0.10 mg
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52
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Sodium helps nerve and muscle function and maintains the balance of fluids in body. Sodium
0.00 mg
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21
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Helps to maintain healthy teeth and bones. Also necessary for proper functioning of heart, muscles and nerves. Calcium
40.00 mg
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A type of mineral which helps in normal functioning of muscles and nerves. Also helps regulate the heart beat and to keep bones stronger. Magnesium
10.00 mg
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25
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A type of mineral important to increase the immunity of body and is used to make proteins and DNA. Zinc
0.07 mg
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26
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Phosphorus is very important for the formation of bones and teeth. Phosphorus
14.00 mg
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32
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Type of mineral needed for enzyme structure. Helps to maintain healthy bone structure & protects skin against UV light. Manganese
0.03 mg
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54
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Copper is needed for synthesis of hemoglobin and proper Iron metabolism. Copper
0.05 mg
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43
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Being an Antioxidant, selenium plays a key role in the body’s detoxification system. Selenium
0.50 mcg
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They are carboxylic acids which consist of a hydrocarbon chain and a terminal carboxyl group, especially any of those present as esters in fats and oils. Fatty Acids
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Type of fatty acid which lowers the levels of cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoproteins) in the blood. Omega 3s
7.00 mg
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Type of fatty acid which plays an important role in cell regulation, structure and protection. Omega 6s
18.00 mg
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They are naturally occurring unsaturated steroid alcohols, typically waxy solids. Important for cell signalling and membrane stability. Sterol
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Amount of water present in 100 gm of Fruits. Water Content
86.75 g
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Mineral nutrients (like calcium, phosphorous, zinc, iron, etc.) make up ash. It is the ultimate residue of food combustion. Ash
0.44 g
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It’s an amount of energy that food provides to our body to fuel the metabolic processes. Calories </>
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Serving size of Orange is the amount for which the calories present in Orange are measured. Serving Size
100 g
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Amount of calories present in fresh Fruits with peel. Calories in Fresh Fruit with Peel
63.00 kcal
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Amount of calories present in fresh Fruits without peel. Calories in Fresh Fruit without Peel
47.00 kcal
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Calories present in frozen Fruits. Calories in Frozen Form
45.00 kcal
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Calories present in dried Fruits. Calories in Dried Form
300.00 kcal
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Calories present in canned Fruits. Calories in Canned Form
61.00 kcal
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18
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Calorie count of different Orange items is mentioned ahead. Calories in Foods
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Calorie content in Orange juice. Calories in Juice
45.00 kcal
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Calorie content in Orange jam. Calories in Jam
260.00 kcal
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Calorie content in Orange Pie. Calories in Pie
333.00 kcal
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Features of Orange that make it unique from the other fruits. Characteristics </>
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Category to which Orange belongs! Type
Citrus
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Time of the year when Orange is available. Season
Winter
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Different types of Orange. Varieties
Sweet Orange - Persian orange, Navel orange, Valencia orange and Blood orange. Sour Orange - Seville orange, Bergamot orange, Chinotto orange and Daidai.
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It tells you whether the fruit is available in seedless form or not. Seedless Variety
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Different colors in which Orange is found. Color
Orange
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The color observed after peeling/cutting a fruit. Inside Color
Orange
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External appearance of Orange. Shape
Round
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How Orange feels in your mouth! Texture
Succulent
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Taste of Orange. Taste
Sweet-Sour
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The place where scientists have traced the genesis of Orange. Origin
South-Eastern Asia
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It gives you an idea about the growing environment required needed for the fruit. Grows on
Trees
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Cultivation is defined as the process of production of food by preparing the land to grow crops. Orange Cultivation
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Type of soil required for proper cultivation of Orange. Soil Type
Loam and Sandy Loam
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It gives the range of pH level of soil. Soil pH
6-6.5
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Environmental Conditions required to grow Orange. Climatic Conditions
Hot
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Interesting facts about Orange. Facts </>
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Unique and engaging Information about Orange. Facts about Orange
  • There are around 600 varieties of oranges available worldwide.
  • More than 1 plant can grow from a single orange seed.
  • Orange and orange blossoms are a symbol of love.
  • Orange tree is usually propagated by grafting.
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It will tell you whether following beverages can be made from Orange or not. Orange In Alcoholic Beverages
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Wine made from Orange. Wine
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Use of Orange in Beer. Beer
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Know whether spirits can be made with Orange or not. Spirits
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Know whether cocktails can be made with Orange or not. Cocktails
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Names of major countries known for growing Orange. Production
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Country that ranks first in gross production of Orange. Top Producer
Brazil
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Other countries that are known producers of Orange. Other Countries
China, Egypt, India, Italy, Mexico, South Africa, Spain, Turkey and United States Of America
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Country which imports Orange on a large scale. Top Importer
Germany
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Country which exports Orange on largest scale Top Exporter
Spain
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A recognized latin name given to fruits, consisting of a genus and species. Scientific name helps avoiding misunderstandings which can arise by common names. Scientific Name </>
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Botanical Name of Orange. Botanical Name
Citrus sinensis
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The alternate name of Orange. Synonym
Citrus aurantium L. var. dulcis
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Scientific Classification or Taxonomy is the science of defining groups of living things on the basis of shared characteristics. Classification </>
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A domain of organisms having cells each with a distinct nucleus within which the genetic material is contained. Domain
Eukarya
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A Taxonomic category which groups together all forms of life having certain fundamental characteristics in common. Kingdom
Plantae
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A taxonomic category of related organisms constituting a major division of a kingdom. Subkingdom
Tracheobionta
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A rank that if treated as a division of a genus is deemed to be of subgeneric rank for the nomenclature purpose. Division
Magnoliophyta
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It is a taxonomic group comprised of organisms that share a common attribute. Class
Magnoliopsida
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A taxonomic category of organisms, a subdivision of a class which ranks above an order. Subclass
Rosidae
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Its nothing but a taxonomic rank used in the classification of organisms and recognized by the nomenclature codes. Order
Sapindales
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Taxonomic category which groups one or more genera, especially sharing a common attribute. Family
Rutaceae
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A category of biological classification ranking between the family and the species, comprising structurally or phylogenetically related species or an isolated species exhibiting unusual differentiation. Genus
Citrus
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It is a group of closely related organisms that are very similar to each other and are usually capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring. Species
C. ร— sinensis
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Generic group of Orange. Generic Group
Citrus Fruit
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What are the General Benefits of Orange?

Significance of fruits in human diet is well recognized and these natural foods are equally appreciated for their high nutritional value. Talking about Orange Nutrition, it is full of vital nutrients required for our overall fitness and health. What are the general benefits of Orange? Some of the general health benefits of this fruit are: increases metabolic rate, kidney stone treatment, lower blood pressure, prevents constipation, prevents diabetes, strengthening of bones, ulcer treatment, weight loss properties, arthritis treatment and cancer prevention. Fruits also contribute well as a remedy for various hair problems. The hair benefits of this fruit are: good conditioner, prevents hair loss, regulates hair growth and treatment of dandruff. Intolerance to certain fruits or their excess consumption can lead to allergies or side effects. The side effects of this fruit are abdominal cramps, diarrhoea and weight gain. Therefore, despite the taste and nutritional value of fruits, it is essential to consume them as per our health requirement. Keep reading to learn about Orange fruit which includes its nutrition, taxonomy, benefits and unique facts!

Nutrition details of Orange

It is important to know the nutrition details of Orange to get a thorough understanding about its benefits. How many calories are present in this fruit? Calories are responsible for the energy we obtain from fruits. Talking about Orange fruit, for a serving size of 100 g, the amount of calories in fresh fruit without peel is: 63.00 kcal and calories in frozen fruit are 45.00 kcal. Thus, we can say that Orange belongs to Low Calorie Fruits. Taking calories in foods into consideration, calorie content in Orange jam is 260.00 kcal. For 100 g of serving size, the amount of carbs in Orange are 11.75 g. Fibers are the integral part of fruit nutrition. The fiber content of this fruit is 2.40 g. Fruits high in Vitamin C are always recommended by doctors and dietitians. Ascorbic Acid or Vitamin C in Orange in 53.20 mg. Talking about the essential minerals, the amount of potassium and calcium present are 181.00 mg and 40.00 mg.

Orange Taxonomy

Orange taxonomy refers to the botanical classification of this fruit. The botanical name of Orange fruit (Citrus sinensis) holds great importance in Scientific Classification of Orange as it is a combination of genus (Citrus) and species (C. ร— sinensis). The class and subclass of this fruit is Magnoliopsida and Rosidae. Family is a major taxonomic rank in classification of a fruit and is classified between order and genus. Family of Orange is Rutaceae. Fruits with similar family possess similar characteristics.

Interesting facts about Orange

Fruits have been a prominent part of human diet since ages! We eat fruits in raw, stored, canned form and even use them in various recipes. All of us have a basic idea about the characteristics of this fruit but there are some interesting facts about Orange that are still unknown to many of us. Some of the intriguing Orange Facts are:

  • There are around 600 varieties of oranges available worldwide.
  • More than 1 plant can grow from a single orange seed.
  • Orange and orange blossoms are a symbol of love.
  • Orange tree is usually propagated by grafting.

Nowadays, hybridization of fruits has given rise to different varieties of fruits. The varieties of this fruit are Sweet Orange - Persian orange, Navel orange, Valencia orange and Blood orange. Sour Orange - Seville orange, Bergamot orange, Chinotto orange and Daidai.. It is not available in seedless variety.