It seems to me that if you ask any adult what is the most positive fruit in the world, then everyone will no doubt answer – an orange! That’s right, this is a bright, juicy and tasty fruit. Children just love oranges for their color and smell. Today we suggest you color this positive fruit with the brightest colors. Let’s go guys.
All our knowledge about oranges often comes down to the phrase “They have a lot of vitamin C”. However, the benefits of these red fruits are not limited to positive effects on immunity. Normalization of weight, benefits for vision and heart, improvement of metabolism – this is not a complete list of orange merits to the body.
In many countries around the world, people start their day with a glass of orange juice. Someone prefers the zest and practices the treatment with a decoction of the orange peel. What amazing facts will please us orange? We invite you to familiarize yourself!
1. Oranges protect against premature aging
The ability to prolong the youthfulness of the orange is due to the content of a biologically active compound called nareginin. This substance is a good antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and helps to neutralize the negative effects of free radicals in the body. Eating oranges regularly is believed to help smooth the skin and neutralize other manifestations of premature aging.
2. Oranges help you lose weight
The combination of minimal fat and high fiber content makes orange an excellent weight loss product. The presence of thiamine, niacin, vitamin B6, magnesium, copper and other essential nutrients for the body provides comprehensive support for the diet. Decoction of dried orange peel increases metabolism and accelerates the breakdown of body fat. Of course, an adequate level of physical activity for effective weight loss has not yet been canceled.
3. Oranges are good for eyesight
The orange color of these sunny fruits is a signal that, like carrots, they contain a lot of vitamin A, which is beneficial for eye health. The additional presence of flavonoids, antioxidants in oranges: alpha and beta carotene, beta cryptoxanthin, zeaxanthin and lutein only enhances this effect.
4. Orange peel lowers blood sugar
Orange peel contains pectin, a natural dietary fiber that prevents stomach problems and maintains proper blood sugar. By the way, one more fact about orange peel: if you eat an orange with the peel, then you will increase your vitamin C intake by 20 times compared to a glass of juice.
5. Oranges are good for the heart
The high amounts of potassium and calcium found in orange have beneficial effects on heart rate and heart muscle health. And a special flavonoid called hesperidin has the ability to assimilate blood lipids, gradually lowering blood cholesterol levels. Note that the amount of this substance in the zest is 20% more than in the pulp itself.
Now let’s start coloring. Ten orange coloring pages for you today.