Scientists have discovered an unexpected benefit of oranges

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Scientists have discovered an unexpected benefit of oranges
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Oranges are good for vision. Photo:

They can save vision.

Eating one orange a day can prevent age-related vision loss. To such conclusion scientists from the University of Sydney that for 15 years watched 2037 adults, writes Daili Mail.

Flavonoid contained in oranges, 60% percent lower risk of developing age-related macular degeneration, which affects Central vision. The results of the study are based on the fact that the participants in the experiment ate one orange a day.

– Even if you eat an orange once a week, it’s still has benefits for your vision, said the study’s author, Professor Bamini Gopinath.

About the benefits of oranges has been known before. They are a source of vitamins A, b, C, P, potassium, calcium, magnesium and iron, and organic acids, pectin, antioxidants. Orange lowers cholesterol, relieves bleeding gums, helps with colds, provides fast antipyretic effect.


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