Tangerine is the fruit of the different species of citrus commonly called “mandarino”, among them Citrus reticulata. It belongs to the group of fruits called hesperidios and its pulp is formed by a considerable number of segments filled with juice or juice, which contains a lot of vitamin C, flavonoids and essential oils.
It is the most similar citrus to the orange, although of smaller size, more aromatic flavor and more easily to remove its skin, as well as a slightly inferior acidity and a greater proportion of simple sugars.
Tangerine comes from the tropical parts of Asia. It is believed that its name is due to the color of the suits used by the “mandarins”, rulers of ancient China. In Chinese medicine treaties is considered prime raw material, because the vitamins it contains, citric acid, reduced sugar and carotene. It has adequate bronchodilator and anti-inflammatory properties in the ulcers´treatments, intestinal support and digestion.
The habitual consumption of arrayana tangerine is healthy for the human organism because:
- Reduces substantially the possibility of developing liver and breast cancer.
- Because of its high concentration of vitamin C, it helps fight free radicals, due to its antioxidant properties.
- Helps eliminate bad cholesterol and promote good cholesterol, because of synephrine, hemicellulose and pectin.
- Tangerines help keep blood flow gently moving through the arteries which maintains normal blood pressure.
- Tangerines are an important source of fiber, so they keep the stomach full for a longer period of time and reduce the urge or need to eat more food, aiding in weight loss.
Arrayan tangerine can be consumed in the following ways:
- As fresh fruit.
- In juices, sorbets and shakes.
- In ice cream.
- In cocktails.
- In salads.
- In dairy products.
- In soft drinks.
- In sauces.
- In culinary dishes.
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|CONTENIDO POR CADA 100 GRS DE PULPA||UNIDADES|
|Fibra dietética||0,5 gr|
|Ácido ascórbico||37 mgr|