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Mandarin Oranges

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About This Food

Description

Mandarin oranges are a loose-skinned orange category that including clementine, dancy, satsuma and tangerine varieties.

The most common mandarin found in the United States is the tangerine, named for the city of Tangier, Morocco.

Along with vitamin C, mandarin oranges also contain phytonutrients called liminoids.

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

Selecting & Storing

Choose mandarin oranges with bright orange skin that are heavy for their size.

Special diets
  • AIP Diet
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low Carb Diet
  • Low FODMAP Diet
  • Low Lectin Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • Paleo Diet (Light)
  • Paleo Diet (Strict)
  • PCOS Diet
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
  • Whole Foods
Benefits
Excellent Source of
  • VitaminC
Good Source of
  • VitaminA
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 Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • No Coconut
  • No Molds
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Nightshade
  • No Legumes
  • No Grains
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
  • Low Sodium
  • Low Saturated Fat
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 medium(s)tangerines

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Calories: 47

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

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
0.27 g
Saturated Fat
0.03 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.05 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.06 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
16 g
ALA
16 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
0 mg
Total Carbohydrate
11.74 g
Net Carbohydrate
10.16 g
Sugars
9.31 g
Fiber
1.58 g
Protein
0.71 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
599.28 IU
12%
Vitamin C
23.5 mg
39%
Vitamin D
0 IU
0%
Vitamin E
0.18 IU
1%
Vitamin B6
0.07 mg
4%
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
0%
Vitamin K
0 mg
0%
Folate
14.08 mcg
4%
Niacin
0.33 mg
2%
Riboflavin
0.03 mg
2%
Thiamin
0.05 mg
3%
Choline
8.98 mg
2%
Minerals
Calcium
32.56 mg
3%
Copper
0.04 mg
2%
Iron
0.13 mg
1%
Magnesium
10.56 mg
3%
Manganese
0.03 mg
2%
Phosphorous
17.6 mg
2%
Potassium
146.08 mg
4%
Selenium
0.09 mcg
0%
Sodium
1.76 mg
0%
Zinc
0.06 mg
0%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
88.88 mcg
Beta-carotene
136.4 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
358.16 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
121.44 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg

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