Oranges are the most popular citrus fruit and are believed to have originated in Southeast Asia.

A culinary staple used in everything from sauces and marinades to salads and seafood dishes, oranges pack a nutritional punch.

Along with vitamin C, oranges also provide flavonoids, soluble fiber and glutathione.

Glycemic Index=42
Glycemic Load=5
Antioxidant Score (ORAC)=1,819

Selecting and Storing Oranges

Choose oranges that are firm and heavy for their size. Store oranges at cool room temperature for a day or so, or refrigerate to keep up to 2 weeks.

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About The Author

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.

Kelley Herring – who has written posts on Healing Gourmet.

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