Orange is rich in vitamin C, folic acid, potassium, selenium, natural fibre, beta-carotene, pectin, potassium, calcium, iron, iodine, phosphorus, manganese, sodium, chlorine and zinc. Our favourite fruit contains more than 170 phytochemicals and 60 flavonoid chemicals with strong antioxidant activity, protecting cells from free radicals.
Lemon is a plentiful source of vitamin C and is an ideal ‘medicine’ for treating infections and other health problems. It is also recommended for boosting the immune system and treating indigestion. It is a source of potassium and helps regulate blood pressure. It contains 22 anti-cancer chemicals, including limonene.
Banana is a great source of vitamin C, potassium and fibre. The potassium content of bananas is particularly high compared to other fruits and foods. Potassium is an electrolyte that plays an important role in protein synthesis and the maintenance and growth of muscle mass, as it regulates nerve impulses for muscle contraction. A diet rich in potassium protects against the onset of high blood pressure by helping to remove excess sodium.