Useful orange juice can do year round because it is easy to find in stores. Regular use of orange juice and grapefruit hinder the development of osteoporosis.
This is the conclusion reached by American scientists Texas A & M University. Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by a progressive reduction in bone density.
In most cases, the disease occurs after the age of 50. During the two-month trial, scientists led by Farzad Deyhim found that natural orange juice or grapefruit not only stop the reduction of bone density, but also cause the reverse process, ie bone healing.
According to experts in the explanation was the presence of significant amounts of antioxidants that is known to inhibit also the development of cancer, cardiovascular disease and stroke.
In citrus fruit contains approximately 400 active ingredients.
Which one of these contributes to the increase in bone density has not yet been elucidated, but experts suggest that it is a limonoid.
They ca this direction they will continue their research. Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C. They are also a very good source of dietary fiber.
These fruits are also good sources of vitamins, including folate and vitamin B1, and vitamin A, calcium, and potassium. 131 g. Orange contains 61.57 calories and 1.23 g.
Protein. In oranges were found about 170 phyto-chemical elements, as well as 20 compounds carotene acid.