Orange juice: composition, vitamins and minerals, the use of the norm, indications and contraindications

Orange juice: composition, vitamins and minerals, the use of the norm, indications and contraindications
 Of the infinite variety of juices, orange, of course, holds a special place. Not only because of the great taste, but also because of the benefits it brings to the body. Especially useful fruit juice. It is rich in vitamins such as A, C, and some B vitamins, to a lesser extent - of vitamin K and vitamin E. In addition, in orange drink has extremely important microelements, such as potassium, calcium, phosphorus, copper, zinc, iron. Not only that: it contains some essential amino acids and pectin.

Orange juice is very helpful for people who have "brittle" vessels. At its regular use, they become stronger and more resilient, thanks potassium, calcium and vitamin C contained therein. Of course, these fully curative effect of a fresh drink, ie if its receipt of the fruit was not more than 1-2 (maximum - 4) hours. It is necessary to pressed juice was stored in non-oxidizing dish - glass or ceramic.

It is also indispensable for certain blood diseases (e.g., anemia), primarily due to the presence in its composition digestible iron. Also, there is evidence that it can be successfully used in the treatment of bone diseases, to improve the overall tone of the body and strengthen the immune system. Smokers should also be possible to include in the diet of orange juice: it contained vitamin C promotes the excretion of nicotine and its derivatives from the body.

Of course, this does not mean that orange juice is some sort of "panacea" for all diseases. Moreover, as with any medication, it has and contraindications. For example, it may be a strong allergen. Therefore, we recommend that you take a small amount of juice (1 tablespoon) and follow the reaction of the organism. High acidity (due to the content of vitamin C - ascorbic acid) can worsen the condition of people suffering from diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, such as gastritis, gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcers, colitis. Therefore, it is recommended to either eliminate orange juice from your diet, or use it in a diluted form (50% juice, 50% water). People are the same, full-bodied, it is best to limit consumption because of the large sugar content.

Even if there are no contraindications, dietitians recommend that you first use no more than 50 ml. freshly squeezed orange juice at a time, and only after some time gradually increase the rate to this wonderful drink brought a favor!

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