Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C, and one provides all the vitamin C you need for a day. Oranges are also a good source of folate (one of the B vitamins) and fiber, and provide some potassium, calcium and magnesium. They also provide phytonutrients. An orange contains 80 calories, about 4 grams of fiber and is fat free. While all calories can contribute to weight gain, oranges are not considered to be fattening. You can find more information about oranges in our database here.
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