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Valencia Orange review: 54 facts and highlights

Valencia Orange
34
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Valencia Orange

Why is Valencia Orange better than the average?

  • More proteins per 100g
    ?

    1.04gvs0.92g
  • More calcium per 100g
    ?

    40mgvs18.13mg
  • Higher water content per 100g
    ?

    86.34gvs84.11g
  • More vitamin C per 100g
    ?

    48.5mgvs32.85mg
  • More pantothenic acid per 100g
    ?

    0.25mgvs0.2mg
  • More folate per 100g
    ?

    39µgvs14.19µg
  • More thiamin per 100g
    ?

    0.09mgvs0.05mg
  • More lysine per 100g
    ?

    0.05gvs0.04g

General values

1. more proteins per 100g
?

Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.

Best

Tamarind

2.8g

1.04g

2. more lipids per 100g
?

Lipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.

Best

California Avocados

15.41g

0.3g

3. more food energy (kJ) per 100g
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The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

Best

Tamarind

1000kJ

205kJ

4. more food energy (kcal) per 100g
?

The amount of food energy in kilocalories (kcal) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 1,800 kcal (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

Best

Tamarind

239kcal

49kcal

5. less cholesterol per 100g
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Cholesterol is a lipid essential for producing hormones and takes two forms: LDL, or bad cholesterol, and HDL, good cholesterol. LDL (low-density lipoprotein) contributes to plaque, which can clog arteries and increases the risk of strokes and heart attacks. HDL (high-density lipoprotein) removes LDL from the arteries and carries it to the liver to be broken down.

Best

Granny Smith Apple

0mg

0mg

6. more dietary fiber per 100g
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Dietary fiber, also called roughage, is present in plants, in soluble or insoluble form. Eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains rich in fiber helps the digestion process.

Best

Lemon Peel

10.6g

2.5g

Sugars

1. more carbohydrates per 100g
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Carbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.

Best

Tamarind

62.5g

11.89g

Minerals

1. more calcium per 100g
?

Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg.

Best

Hibiscus

215mg

40mg

2. more iron per 100g
?

Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.

Best

Tamarind

2.8mg

0.09mg

3. more magnesium per 100g
?

Magnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.

Best

Tamarind

92mg

10mg

4. more sodium per 100g
?

Sodium helps regulate the water level in the cells, especially in the kidneys. The amount of sodium consumed also influences blood pressure.

Best

Strawberry Guava

37mg

0mg

5. more manganese per 100g
?

Manganese is a trace mineral that assists in bone formation, skin integrity and assists the enzymes that control blood sugar.

Best

Lime

8mg

0.02mg

6. more phosphorus per 100g
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Phosphorus is the second most abundant mineral found in the human body, after calcium. It helps cellular reproduction and contributes to the growth and repair of tissues.

Best

Tamarind

113mg

17mg

Vitamins

1. more vitamin A (IU) per 100g
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Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin that comes in various forms. It is primarily important in maintaining healthy vision and the development of bones, soft tissues and skin. IU (International Units) is the unit of measurement that almost all food labels use.

Best

Cantaloupe Melon

3382IU

230IU

2. more vitamin B12 per 100g
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Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is important for maintaining the health of the nervous system. It works closely with folate (vitamin B9) in the production of red blood cells and the processing of iron.

Best

Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit

0.08µg

0µg

3. more vitamin C per 100g
?

Also known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C helps strengthen the immune system and is commonly used to prevent viral infectious diseases.

Best

Acerola

1677.6mg

48.5mg

4. more vitamin A (RAE) per 100g
?

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that is primarily important for maintaining healthy vision. It also acts as an antioxidant and is important for the health of teeth, bones, soft tissues and skin. RAE (Retinol Activity Equivalent) is the unit of measurement the scientific community prefers.

Best

Cantaloupe Melon

169µg

12µg

5. more niacin per 100g
?

Niacin or vitamin B3 aids the body by lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat). Like other vitamins from the B complex series, it also helps convert carbohydrates into glucose.

Best

Groundcherry

2.8mg

0.27mg

6. more pantothenic acid per 100g
?

Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) contributes to lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat) in the body. Like all B vitamins, it is involved in the conversion of carbohydrates into glucose. It also contributes to maintaining the health of the nervous system.

Best

California Avocados

1.46mg

0.25mg

Amino acids

1. more tyrosine per 100g
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Tyrosine is an amino acid that the body produces from phenylalanine. It is important for synthesizing melanin, thyroid hormones, epinephrine, norepinephrine and dopamine, three important stimulators of mood and feelings of well-being.

Best

White Grapefruit (California)

9g

0.02g

2. more serine per 100g
?

Serine is an amino acid that contributes to the biosynthesis of proteins, playing a key role in various metabolic processes.

Best

Tangerine Juice

9g

0.04g

3. more threonine per 100g
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Threonine is an essential amino acid that helps promote normal growth of the body. It also helps various systems in the body like cardiovascular, liver, nervous and immune system.

Best

Florida Grapefruit (pink and red)

9g

0.02g

4. more isoleucine per 100g
?

Isoleucine is an essential amino acid, important for the the synthesis of hemoglobin, the regulation and stabilization of blood sugars and energy levels, and tissue repair.

Best

White Grapefruit (California)

9g

0.03g

5. more leucine per 100g
?

Leucine is an essential amino acid for adipose, muscle and liver tissues. It stimulates protein synthesis, protecting muscles from stress and is important for regulating blood sugar and stimulating insulin release, which is important for building muscles.

Best

Guava

0.17g

0.03g

6. more lysine per 100g
?

Lysine is an essential amino acid that helps the body absorb calcium and has a crucial role in collagen formation.

Best

Orange Juice

9g

0.05g

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