Apples win hands down when it comes to keeping the doctors away, but you can’t neglect the nutritional benefits of Citrus fruits. These fruits are an excellent source of Vitamin C. There are innumerable types of citrus fruits like Oranges, Mandarins, Grapefruits, Pomelos, Lemons & Limes.
Let’s understand how these fruits help us to stay healthy and fit.
- Oranges: They contain high amount of hesperidin, a form of phytonutrients that helps to lower high blood pressure and cholesterol. This nutrient is also present in the peel, so even the peel of this fruit is very beneficial.
- Mandarins: This fruit is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients that decrease the risk of liver related diseases.
- Grapefruits: This fruit has liminoid that inhibits tumors.
- Pomelos: They can relieve the problems ranging from fatigue to sore throat.
- Lemons: It is a natural diuretic, favorable for people suffering from urinary tract infections.
- Limes: Limes are smaller than lemons and are green in color. Use lime juice to rejuvenate yourself.
So enjoy the tasty juicy citrus fruits and savor their health benefits.
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