Mandarin Oranges

Mandarin oranges are a loose-skinned orange category that including clementine, dancy, satsuma and tangerine varieties.

The most common mandarin found in the United States is the tangerine, named for the city of Tangier, Morocco.

Along with vitamin C, mandarin oranges also contain phytonutrients called liminoids.

Glycemic Index=42
Glycemic Load=5
Antioxidant Score (ORAC)=1,620

Selecting and Storing Mandarin Oranges

Choose mandarin oranges with bright orange skin that are heavy for their size.

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Kelley Herring, founder of Healing Gourmet, is a natural nutrition enthusiast with a background in biochemistry. Her passion is educating on how foods promote health and protect against disease and creating simple and delicious recipes for vibrant health and enjoyment.

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