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Top Five Benefits Of Tangerine

The citrus season is here again! Just stroll on the streets and buy a nylon bag full of oranges and tangerines at a cheap price.

Did you know that in the 1800s, that the fruit was called Tangerine because they were imported through the city of Tangier in Morocco?


The yummy fruit, tangerine, has so many health benefits like:

Beneficial for Pregnant Women

Tangerine is a great fruit to be consumed by a pregnant woman has it a good source of vitamin B like folate. A deficiency of folic acid in pregnant women can lead to the birth of underweight infants.

Folate is needed for amino acid metabolism, the formation of red and white blood cells, cell growth and cell division.

Maintain Blood Pressure

This fruit is a rich source of potassium. Potassium helps the body send nerve signals, regulate fluid, regulate muscle contractions and helps to maintain proper blood pressure.

Controls Cholesterol Absorption

Tangerine is a rich source of fibres which helps to control the absorption of cholesterol which in turn cuts the probability of been obese.

Treats Skin Conditions

Tangerine is a good source of vitamin A which helps the skin rebuild tissues. Vitamin A  has anti-ageing properties that help to removes any skin ageing symptoms such as wrinkles or pale skin.

Helps To Brighter Skin

A homemade tangerine facial mask can be applied to get a brighter skin. This facial mask helps to remove harmful bacteria and helps to keep the skin soft.

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