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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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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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My skin is turning orange--what causes this?

My skin is turning orange--what causes this?

Carrots: It is possible to accumulate too much beta carotene from carrots. This occurs in anorexic patients or people with eating diorders they eat a large amount of carrots and the palms of their hands turn orange. If necessary blood work can check your carotene level. ...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