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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
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
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
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
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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