Below are just 10 of the benefits you can expect when including mandarins in your healthy diet. Have one as a snack or in the morning, or include them in your salad. There are plenty of ways to enjoy the fruit.
According to some studies mandarins can help reduce the risk of developing liver cancer and breast cancer.
The antioxidants present in mandarins help reduce bad cholesterol and promote good cholesterol. It also contains fiber which helps to clean out our arteries of bad cholesterol.
Mandarins help maintain a smooth blood flow through the arteries, thus maintaining the normal blood pressure.
This fruit is a great source of fiber which makes the stomach stay fuller longer. It also reduces the desire to eat more.
Vitamin C in mandarins is critical in preventing colds and is vital to the proper functioning of a healthy immune system.
Regular consumption of mandarin juice makes the skin look better, healthier, and gives it a special glow.
Because mandarins are rich in Vitamin C, it can provide our bodies with 80% of antioxidants that it needs.
The nutrients that mandarins possess can help fight against aging. It can also be applied directly to the skin.
Mandarin oil is useful in the growth of new cells and tissues. This helps in healing wounds faster.
Mandarins are rich in vitamin E and B12. These vitamins are extremely essential for hair to grow healthy, shiny and strong.
Just a few reasons why the delicious mandarin orange should be included in everyone’s diet.
Cover photo: Andina
*This article has been updated from the original version published on July 1, 2015.
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