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Nutritional Value of Oranges and Mangoes

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Nutritional Facts of Oranges: Oranges are good sources of minerals such as calcium, iron, sodium, copper, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, and sulphur. They also contain traces of chlorine.

Vitamin Content

Orange, like other citrus fruits, are most widely known for their vitamin C content. Due to the high amount of vitamin C, oranges help in absorbing calcium into the body and maintaining the health of teeth and bones. This powerful fruit also contains vitamin A and vitamin B.

Calorific Content of Oranges

100 grams of oranges contain about 60 calories. This energy is available in the form of sugar, which can be easily absorbed by the body. Therefore, orange juice is often fed to people who have become weak due to illness. Orange juice is also a good refresher after a long, exhausting day.

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Health Benefits of Oranges

The nutritional value of oranges makes it good for indigestion, constipation, bowel disorders, dyspepsia, dental care, pyorrhea, bone health, heart diseases, respiratory problems, cold, cough, influenza, skin care, pimples, acne, fever, measles, typhoid and tuberculosis (T.B.).

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Nutrition Facts of Mangoes: Mangoes are good sources of minerals such as copper and potassium. They also contain traces of magnesium, manganese, selenium, calcium, iron, and phosphorus.

Vitamin Content

Mangoes are rich in vitamin C and A. Ripe mangoes contain less vitamin C than raw mangoes. They also have traces of vitamin E, B and K.

Calorific Content of Mangoes

100 grams of mangoes contain about 75 calories. Raw mangoes contain starch, which is converted into sugar as the fruit ripens. These sugars are very useful in weight gain when consumed with milk, which is rich in proteins.

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Health Benefits of Mangoes

The nutritional value of mangoes make them good for weight gain, eye disorders, hair loss, heat stroke, prickly heat, diabetes, bacterial infections, sinusitis, piles, indigestion, constipation, morning sickness, diarrhea, dysentery, scurvy, spleen enlargement, liver disorders, menstrual disorders, leucorrhoea, and vaginitis.

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