Vitamin content in orange

Citrus fruits are considered useful for the human body, due to the huge amount of substances contained in them. With colds, they drink tea with vitamin lemon, and few know what vitamins are in the orange. This fruit is rich in them no less than a lemon.

Vitamin content in orange

Vitamin Complex

The vitamin composition of an orange is similar to that of lemon or mandarin, because they all refer to citrus fruits. Only the concentration of substances differs.

Vitamins contained in orange:

  • BUT;
  • IN 1;
  • IN 2;
  • IN 3;
  • AT 5;
  • AT 6;
  • AT 9;
  • PP group;
  • FROM;
  • E.

Although the benefits of the fetus are invaluable, there are dangers of overeating. Orange flesh causes allergies, heartburn, worsens tooth enamel. Carefully eat fruit for children and pregnant women.

The benefits of vitamins in citrus

When you want an orange or other acidic product, the body compensates for the lack of vitamin C. For prevention, it is useful to use ascorbic acid.

This also indicates a decreased acidity of the stomach or food poisoning (the acid in citrus neutralizes toxins). Orange pulp or juice relieves toxicosis during pregnancy.

What are the benefits of different groups of nutrients in the fetus:

  • A: improves vision, regulates the internal and external state of the body (hair, nails, skin).
  • Group B: improves the functioning of nerve cells, conductivity; participates in the formation of blood cells; promotes good blood circulation.
  • C: stimulates the immune system, improves metabolism, removes toxins.
  • PP group: participates in redox processes.
  • E: slows down the aging process, strengthens blood vessels. Helps dissolve blood clots. Increases the absorption of vitamin A.


Minerals and trace elements are considered equally important. The pulp of the fetus contains the following substances:

  • potassium;
  • calcium;
  • phosphorus;
  • magnesium;
  • sodium;
  • sulfur;
  • iron;
  • zinc.

Oranges are leaders among citrus fruits in calcium content: 100 g of pulp contains 197 mg of the substance. Calcium promotes nail growth and bone strengthening. For assimilation, vitamin K is needed, which is also found in kiwi, avocado, bananas.

The pulp of the fetus contains many useful trace elements.

Potassium is useful for blood vessels, cleanses the digestive tract, helping to remove toxins. This element destroys alcohol, nicotine and sugar. Smokers are advised to eat a citrus fruit a day to make up for the lack of substance.

Orange flesh benefits people in depression, stressful situations, with a loss of strength and drowsiness.

In addition to minerals, the fruit contains:

  • volatile;
  • biflavonoids;
  • folic acid;
  • tartaric acid;
  • pectin.

Phytoncides have antibacterial and antimicrobial effects. Biflavonoids improve cell growth and block cancer cells. Folic acid is useful for women of reproductive age, pectin has a good effect on digestion.

Tartaric (aka tartaric) acid favorably affects the skin, promotes its exfoliation and hydration.

The main advantage of the fruit is ascorbic acid. Only 150 g of orange provide a person with the daily norm of this substance. This amount of its pulp contains about 70 g. A lack of acid results in scurvy. The body does not synthesize the substance on its own, so it must be obtained from the outside.

Vitamins in an orange work in a complex, beneficially affecting the body.

Pulp composition

Orange flesh contains (per 100 g):

  • proteins - 0.9 g.
  • fats - 0.2 g.
  • carbohydrates - 10.3 g.
  • fiber - 1.4 g.
  • pectin - 0.6 g.
  • organic acids - 1.3 g.
  • ash - 0.5 g.

The remaining weight is water. For 100 g of citrus, 40 kcal.

Zest composition

The fruit peel contains many useful substances. Among them:

  • sodium;
  • fat;
  • vitamin C;
  • potassium.

Essential oil is also obtained from the zest, which is used in cooking and cosmetology for skin and hair care. Tincture with citrus zest facilitates painful menstruation. Decoctions on the crusts are used in the treatment of rheumatism and heart failure. The peel is also low in calories: 16 kcal per 100 g.


The content of nutrients in the orange is high. In the pulp and peel are vitamins, minerals, nutrients. In one middle fetus, the daily rate of ascorbic acid is located.

If the body does not have enough acidity or there is a chance of poisoning, I want sour. Vitamin C in orange stimulates the immune system and improves mood during stress. Tinctures and decoctions with zest are used in cosmetology and traditional medicine.


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