Orange - the fruit of an orange tree in the subfamily citrus. Orange - a hybrid
pomelo and tangerine
. Homeland orange is considered China
. That is why this fruit is sometimes called the "Chinese apple»
. Oranges grow in the American heartland and along the Mediterranean coast
. Orange juice Don Francisco was the first time in 1915
. He invented the first juicer and became a pioneer of the unique properties of this natural drink useful
. Orange juice has quite a tempting aroma and a refreshing sweet-sour taste
. Proponents of a healthy lifestyle is considered a valuable component of the drink daily diet
. Fresh natural orange juice contains the richest part of the whole orange
. This juice is not only delicious but also very useful
. But mention the use of orange juice is appropriate only if it is freshly instead of reconstituted orange juice concentrate
. For the manufacture of juice most preferred Maltese, Sicilian, Malay and Genoese varieties of oranges
Composition of orange juice
In the pulp and orange juice contains a lot of minerals, vitamins and pectin.
The drink contains vitamin A, B vitamins, vitamin E, H and PP. Relatively much juice oranges ascorbic acid (40 mg), boron (180 mg), potassium (179 mg) and copper (67 mg). There therein and fluorine, phosphorus, chlorine, sulfur, magnesium, sodium and iodine.
One hundred grams of orange juice contains 1 g protein and 13 g carbohydrate and 0 1 g of fat. Calorie orange juice, as, indeed, and all citrus fruit is small. Calorie orange juice - 54 calories per hundred grams of product.
The benefits of orange juice
An important benefit of orange juice that he is able to significantly increase the energy body tone. Therefore it is especially useful to drink this drink with chronic fatigue or a short-term fatigue. If every day to eat hundred grams of juice diluted with water in a ratio of 1: 1 can be significantly strengthen the immune system gradually. A high content of zinc, calcium and ascorbic acid makes juice product indispensable for osteoporosis. It helps to keep the reserves of calcium and prevents its loss of bone system. Therefore, it is useful also for children of school and preschool age. Low calorie orange juice allows you to include it in the diet menu. With tendency to corpulence some nutritionists advise drink this drink high-calorie and fatty foods. It is believed that the risk of obesity thus reducing almost twice.
Pectin juice promote excretion of toxins and pollutants, as well as increase peristalsis, improving bowel function. This drink is very useful in the failure of the secretory function of glands of the intestine and stomach. It is also recommended to drink in diseases of the kidney and liver, anemia. Orange juice has a pronounced anti-bacterial and antiseptic properties. Therefore, it can be used for the treatment and prevention of gingivitis and throat.
Daily consumption of a glass of orange juice is partially neutralize harmful to the health of smokers nicotine. Not less than drink juice is useful in infectious diseases c heat because it has a strong antipyretic effect.
The popularity of this beverage in cosmetology due to the presence of vitamins and citric acid. Citric acid removes the skin from age spots and whitens it.
Harm orange juice
orange juice can cause the body to enteritis, pancreatitis, gallstones, biliary dyskinesia, and urolithiasis.
Overuse of juice is also contraindicated in gastric ulcer, cholecystitis, colitis or gastritis giperatsidnom.
Binge drinking juice increases the risk of diabetes type, as in this drink as oranges contained enough sugar.
Harm orange juice can also manifest itself in a devastating effect on tooth enamel, so when it is best to use the reception straw. Drink freshly squeezed juice should be immediately after cooking, while useful components are not destroyed by reaction with oxygen. To consume this drink is best for half an hour before a meal. The first reception is desirable to limit the dose to 50-60 ml of juice. In the absence of burning and nausea dose can be gradually increased up to one liter per day.
Keep the juice should be in a ceramic or glass container.