Mandarins reduce the risk of liver cancer, arteriosclerosis, diabetes and strokes claim that two Japanese studies. The sound is in the Carotenoids, vitamin A, the mandarin orange color.
Shows that people who are citrus fruits such as grapefruit, oranges, lemons eat substances in their blood have a lower risk of liver disease, insulin resistance, atherosclerosis. Even more …
it was found that drinking mandarin juice the risk of liver cancer is greatly reduced. This study showed people with chronic viral hepatitis. Of the 30 patients followed for one year daily mandarin drunk, nobody got liver cancer. In a control group of 45 people who drank no juice, the disease was found in 9 patients to act.
A large number of carotenoids can be converted into vitamins. Others take the damaging effects of unstable cells, known as free radicals. Carotenoids are primarily a role in keeping the immune system and optimal cell growth. Moreover, they protect the eyes and skin from harmful effects of UV light.
Clementines, mandarins and Vitamin C
The mandarin has + – 16 kcal per piece an orange and lemon 10 calories 48 calories each. The content of vitamin C is very important: about 55 milligrams per 100 grams. flesh. If you eat three mandarins per day, one for this 4 / 5 of what is included vitamin C our body needs daily. Mandarins and Clementines are low in sodium and are recommended for people who salt diet prescribed.
Vitamins and minerals in mandarins and other fruits depends on several factors:
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* The maturity of the crop
* Harvest method
* Transport and storage
have a major impact on the vitamin content of plant foods. There is variation in the levels of vitamins and minerals for the different seasons and the environment in which fruit and vegetables are grown.