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What is the nutritional difference between mandarin orange, tangelo and tangerine?

What is the nutritional difference between mandarin orange, tangelo and tangerine?

None: These are essentially equivalent. More time gets wasted in discussions of "healthy eating" then perhaps anything else in health. Maintaining your level of physical fitness is much more important for an ordinary person than obsessing over food choices. My sixth sense tells me you already know this. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat orange seeds?

Is it okay to eat orange seeds?

Neutral: Orange seeds are commonly ingested when seeded oranges are eaten. They cause not harm; will be digested if chewed and may pass unchanged as intact seeds. In no case will they do anything to your body. ...Read more

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Is too many oranges bad for kids.?

Is too many oranges bad for kids.?

Too much of anything: ...Is bad. People who eat too much fruit, don't get the other necessary food groups - grains, vegetables, dairy - or vitamins like a and d and B12 that are mostly absent in oranges. ...Read more

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Can i take orange in type 2 diabatics.

Can i take orange in type 2 diabatics.

Maybe!: Type 2 diabetes is a disorder in sugar metabolism. Oranges have a lot of natural sugars, which you would think fruit is good for you. But, if you have a disorder of sugar metabolism, it is not good. However, if your diabetes is mild and under good control, you may be able to have an orange (or 1/2 an orange). It also may be better to balance it with some protein at the same time. ...Read more

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Which allergic family is the orange in?

Which allergic family is the orange in?

Citrus: It falls in the citrus family of allergy. ...Read more

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What are five medicinal uses of orange?

What are five medicinal uses of orange?

Medicinal, etc: 1) Orange Juice; 2) Orange Julius; 3) Deoderant; 4) Extract will clean dirt and kill roaches; 5) Most important: Screwdriver ...Read more

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Can eating too many oranges cause problem?

Can eating too many oranges cause problem?

Acidic friut: Oranges are nutritious fruit rich in vitamins and antioxidants such as vitamin C. Oranges should be eaten in moderation. They have natural sugar. Diabetics should count oranges as part of their carbohydrate allowance for a meal or snack. Also, acidic fruits can damage tooth enamel and aggravate GERD(reflux). Enjoy oranges as part of a well-balanced diet with a variety of fruit. Avoid orange juice ...Read more

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Too many oranges for toddlers, is that bad?

Too many oranges for toddlers, is that bad?

Too much of anything: ...Is bad. People who eat too much fruit, don't get the other necessary food groups - grains, vegetables, dairy - or vitamins like a and d and B12 that are mostly absent in oranges. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's less healthy to eat a segmented orange?

Than what: Less healthy than what? I'm not aware of any specific health concerns with eating segmented oranges compared to, say, other types of citrus. ...Read more

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Are there any health risks caused by excessive eating of oranges?

Are there any health risks caused by excessive eating of oranges?

Advice: What do you mean excessive? If more than 10 per day, then too much. If it's below 5 then it's okay. Excess vitamin C from orange could be harmful to your reproductive cells. ...Read more

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What the benefit of eating orange and what would happen if I consume too much from it?

What the benefit of eating orange and what would happen if I consume too much from it?

Keep it up!: Oranges, like any fruit, are a good source of healthy sugars, vitamin c, potassium and other nutrients. They are also much healthier than other processed, sugary snacks. There are no side effects from eating too much, so keep it up! there can be some effect on tooth enamel in those who hold the fruit in their mouth for long periods, so don't do that. ...Read more

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What is it when your child that is 14 doesn't eat much? Today she eat 2 orange and that's it.

What is it when your child that is 14 doesn't eat much? Today she eat 2 orange and that's it.

Look out: If she does not have any illnesses, she might be getting too concerned about her body image. Look for signs of anorexia. More commonly however, she might be having problems with her friends (boyfriend included). ...Read more

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A friend told me that it isn't good if you mix foods.For example eat an orange than grapefruit.I want to ask if he was right.

A friend told me that it isn't good if you mix foods.For example eat an orange than grapefruit.I want to ask if he was right.

You are right: He is wrong. It all gets mixed in your stomach and does not come out the other end in neatly wrapped and carefully separated packages. Or, you could agree with your friend and say " so that's why it comes out in separate packages , and then look at him blankly. Just a little bit of mind game fun from a psychiatrist. :). ...Read more

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Ever since this morning, around 11:30am I went to the restroom and my urin was normal but I wiped & it was orange and has gotten brighter.

Ever since this morning, around 11:30am I went to the restroom and my urin was normal but I wiped & it was orange and has gotten brighter.

Urinalysis: It's important to note whether there was contamination of urine by vaginal blood. If this isn't the case, your physician will order a urinalysis with a microscopic examination and culture to see whether there is evidence of blood or other substances like bile that can discolor the urine. If there is blood in the urine, it can be caused by infection(usually causes burning), stones or growths. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating oranges?

What are the health benefits of eating oranges?

Vitamin C is huge.: see: http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=37

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Are oranges high in fiber?

Are oranges high in fiber?

Yes: A medium orange contains about 3 grams of fiber. 1.8 grams of soluble fiber to slow down digestion and help absorption on nutrients and 1.1 grams of insoluble fiber which helps transit of stool and prevents constipation. ...Read more

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I am spotting orange?

I am spotting orange?

As above: See u gyn for evaluation and advise. ...Read more