These orange facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including oranges in your diet.
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You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include oranges in your diet.
The orange is:
- Low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium
- High in Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Folate and Potassium
The nutritional value and health benefits of oranges means that they're good for:
- Maintaining good general health
- Losing weight
Avoid eating oranges if you're interested in:
- Gaining weight
The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of the orange.
|Preparation||Portion||Carbs (g)||Fiber (g)||Fat (g)||Energy (kj)|
|Raw Orange (peeled)||120g||9.5||2.5||0||185|
|Commercical Orange Juice||250ml||22.5||0.5||0||385|
|Commercical Orange Juice (no added sugar)||250ml||20||1||0||360|
|Commercical Orange & Mango Juice||250ml||20.5||0||0||360|