Organic Orange Valencia 2pcs
Highlight: This varietal was created in California in the 1800’s and named ‘Valencia’ after the Spanish region famous for producing sweet oranges. The Valencia orange is juicy and has a perfect sweet-tart ratio, making ideal for juicing. The juice is delicious in marinades, vinaigrettes and even syrups for cocktails. Having a thin skin it also makes excellent marmalade.
One medium Valencia orange provides enough immune-boosting vitamin C to cover the recommended daily requirement (RDA) ~116%, plus vitamin A 6% RDA, vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 8% RDA, vitamin B9 (Folate) 10% RDA, Potassium 7% RDA, Calcium 5% RDA and contributes ~13% of the daily requirement for fibre in its calorific value of 60 calories.
Possible health benefits from the wealth of phytonutrients Valencia oranges contain include improved digestion & reduced cholesterol levels from the soluble fibre, repression of certain genes responsible for degenerative disease including cancer by their flavonoid antioxidants and protection against cancer, heart disease and degenerative eye disease by their carotenoids.