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Oranges

Foods / Oranges

About This Food

Description

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 & Storing

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.

Special diets
  • AIP Diet
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low FODMAP Diet
  • Low Lectin Diet
  • Paleo Diet (Light)
  • Paleo Diet (Strict)
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
  • Whole Food
Benefits
Excellent Source of
  • VitaminC
Good Source of
  • Fiber
Preferences
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Dairy
  • No Poultry
  • No Molds
  • No Coconut
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Nightshade
  • No Legumes
  • No Grains
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
  • Low Sodium
  • Low Saturated Fat
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 whole

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Calories: 62

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 2 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
0.16 g
Saturated Fat
0.02 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.03 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.03 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
9 g
ALA
9 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
0 mg
Total Carbohydrate
15.39 g
Net Carbohydrate
12.25 g
Sugars
12.25 g
Fiber
3.14 g
Protein
1.23 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
294.75 IU
6%
Vitamin C
69.69 mg
116%
Vitamin D
0 IU
0%
Vitamin E
0.24 IU
1%
Vitamin B6
0.08 mg
4%
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
0%
Vitamin K
0 mg
0%
Folate
39.3 mcg
10%
Niacin
0.37 mg
2%
Riboflavin
0.05 mg
3%
Thiamin
0.11 mg
7%
Choline
11 mg
2%
Minerals
Calcium
52.4 mg
5%
Copper
0.06 mg
3%
Iron
0.13 mg
1%
Magnesium
13.1 mg
3%
Manganese
0.03 mg
2%
Phosphorous
18.34 mg
2%
Potassium
237.11 mg
7%
Selenium
0.66 mcg
1%
Sodium
0 mg
0%
Zinc
0.09 mg
1%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
14.41 mcg
Beta-carotene
93.01 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
151.96 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
168.99 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg

Why You Need a Personalized Diet

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