Citrus fruit helps support a healthy immune system.
One medium orange or ½ a medium grapefruit gives nearly 100% of the recommended daily value of vitamin C.
Vitamin C helps iron absorption.
Studies have shown that grapefruit helps lower cholesterol.
The orange is an excellent source of calcium, 40mg/ 100gr compared to 10mg/ 100gr, as in other fruit. Also, the presence of organic acid plays an important role in absorption of calcium.
When trying to maintain a healthy weight one should consume fruits and vegetables with high water content (ex. oranges, grapefruits ).
Vitamin C helps with the absorption of iron.