One medium tangerine has 45 calories, .26 grams of fat, 2 g of dietary fiber, 9g sugar, and 1 g protein. They are packed with vitamin A, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin B12, iron, and potassium. TANGERINES CONTAIN 3X AS MUCH VITAMIN A THAN ORANGES! Vitamin A helps promote healthy skin, mucus membranes, boosts immune system, and healthy vision. Flavonoids have been shown to prevent growth of cancerous cells and stop proliferation of tumors. Tangerines contain pectin that helps restrict absorption of cholesterol in the gut. This helps to lower LDL, the bad cholesterol.
The oil of Tangerines contains a specific and unique element that may help cure sepsis. Sepsis, a term for severe infections present in the blood stream. It spreads throughout the body & is caused by an overwhelming immune response to infection. Chemicals then released into the blood to fight the infection trigger widespread inflammation. Staphylococcus Aureus is a species of bacteria responsible for sepsis. The Oil of tangerine works to kill these bacteria and stop them from spreading.
Tangerines contain Limonene. Limonene is a natural compound abundant in the rind and white spongy part of the tangerine. Limonene has anti-cancer properties, and has been shown to inhibit growth of certain cancer cells.Tangerines contain Limonene. Limonene is a natural compound abundant in the rind and white spongy part of the tangerine. Limonene has anti-cancer properties, and has been shown to inhibit growth of certain cancer cells.
Tangerines can be a healthy addition to your diet. Not only is the pulp delicious and beneficial, the peel also has many health benefits. Use tangerines in salads, main dishes, desserts and fresh squeezed juice.
BENEFITS OF TANGERINES:
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NEROLIDOL, also known as peruviol, is found in many plants and flowers.
It is a sesquiterpene meaning it is more stable than other terpenes.