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Benefits of Oranges

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There are thousands of reasons why eating an orange a day is a good idea; they are low in calories but full of nutrients, they promote clear, healthy skin and can help to lower our risk for many diseases and conditions as part of an overall healthy and varied diet.

Orange trees are the most cultivated fruit trees in the world. Oranges are a popular fruit because of their natural sweetness, wide variety of types and diversity of uses – from juices and marmalades to face masks and candied orange slices.

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BENEFITS OF GREEN TEA

Green tea contains a high amount of powerful antioxidants called polyphenols and tea flavonoids known as catechins, which help in  combating free radicals. The antioxidants present in green tea can help in altering and killing cells in our body, causing premature aging, cancer, and other diseases.

benefits of green tea

  • The polyphenols in green tea help kill cancer cells and stop their progression.
  • In a study of 472 women with breast cancer, those who drank the most green tea experienced the least spread of the disease.
  • Out of more than 35,000 women, those who drank two or more cups of tea a day were almost 30 percent less likely to develop colon cancer than those who rarely drank tea.
  • One Chinese study found that men who drank more than three cups of tea a day reduced their risk of prostate cancer by 70 percent.

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BENEFITS OF EGGS

Eggs are an excellent source of protein and help in building bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood. Proteins are used by body to build and repair tissues. They also help in making enzymes, hormones and other body chemicals.benefits of eggsRiboflavin or Vitamin B2 is also abundantly present in egg white. Riboflavin is a water-soluble vitamin which is involved in vital metabolic processes in the body and is necessary for normal cell function, growth, and energy production.

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