Tangerines have been grown and enjoyed for more than 4,000 years.

These easy-peel vitamin C rich fruits are the most common mandarin variety found in the United States. Tangerines have rough skin, sweet flesh and are freshest from November through June.

Along with vitamin C, tangerines also contain phytonutrients called liminoids.

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

Selecting and Storing Tangerines

Store at room temperature.

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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.

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