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How many calories are in an orange ?

The orange is good and nutritious, native to China and spreaded over the centuries throughout the world and it’s a panacea for the body. But how many calories does an orange have and what do you know about its nutritional values?


Mostly composed of water (86%), sugars (9%), proteins, fibers and fats.
Very high is the content of vitamin C, in percentage, to be exact 53.2 mg per 100g of pulp.

So to ensure the vitamin C needs an orange is recommended a day: we remember that vitamin C is very important, essential for the defense of the body, for the heart, to soothe or prevent stress and fatigue.

Vitamins A, B1, B3, B5, J and E can be supplied from orange. Among the minerals instead we count phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, zinc, calcium.

For 100 grams of orange you get 47 calories, 1g of protein, 12g of carbohydrates, 2.4g of fiber.


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