Citrus fruits include oranges, limes, lemons, grapefruits, tangerines. They are very delicious, tasty, refreshing and highly nutritious fruits, which is rich in flavonoids and antioxidants that help prevent various chronic diseases. Citrus fruits are also a good source of vitamin C, folate, potassium, calcium, vitamin A, and fiber.
They have the highest antioxidants activity of all fruits which helps to boost your body immune system and protect you against cancer and heart diseases.
Citrus fruits reduce the damaging effect of bad cholesterol and heart disease by protecting the inside of the artery walls.
Citrus fruits are high in folic acid which is very good for pregnant women. one orange provides 18% of the recommended daily intake.
They may reduce plaque formation in your arteries and improve blood circulation. Also eating citrus fruits can help in preventing stroke. Citrus fruits also help in preventing stomach, mouth, larynx
and pharynx cancer.
The flavonoids in Citrus fruits may stop the progression of cancer cell growth and slow down the progression of tumors and can also help in neutralizing the activity of free radicals in the body.
Citrus fruits help reduce the risk of many chronic diseases like cardiovascular diseases, Heart diseases, Hypertension, Stroke, Cancer, Anemia. The abundant polyphenols in citrus fruits have been shown to provide protection against viral infections
Citrus fruits are rich in antioxidants that help your brain and bone function properly and it also helps in reducing phlegm.
Citrus fruits are low in calories and high in dietary fiber so its good for weight loss programs.
The antioxidants in Citrus fruits helps protect the skin from free radical damage, which is responsible for aging and skin problems.