Oranges have a long history. Records date back to 2500 B.C. show oranges being cultivated in China.
Citrus fruits are a source of high-potency vitamin C and are high in fiber. Citrus fruits were routinely included on long sea voyages hundreds of years ago because they helped travelers avoid scurvy, a disease resulting from vitamin C deficiency.
To get maximum juice yield from an orange (or any citrus fruit), first roll the fruit firmly on a countertop to loosen the pulp.
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Serving Size: 1/2 cup sections
|Amount Per Serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat: 0.12g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrate: 10.35g||3.45%|
|Dietary Fiber: 1.8||0%|
|Vitamin A 4.08%||Vitamin C 81.33%|
|Calcium 3.5%||Iron 0.61%|
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database