Health

Moroccan citrus fruits are important allies for your health. They contain a significant concentration of nutrients and essential vitamins that can contribute to your well-being… even in winter.

8 benefits of clementines and mandarins

REINFORCE THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

Magnesium plays an important role in keeping your muscular and nervous systems strong. Citrus fruit contain magnesium, so they help you fight off fevers and dips in morale.

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REDUCE THE RISK OF INFLAMMATORY ILLNESSES

According to US studies, citrus fruits contain beta-cryptoxanthin, a carotenoid which could reduce the risk of inflammatory diseases.

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REDUCE BLOOD CHOLESTEROL

Citrus fruits also provide a good amount of pectin, a soluble dietary fiber that helps control blood cholesterol levels.

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FIGHT FATIGUE

Incredibly rich in Vitamin C (60 to 80 mg per 100 g, depending on variety), clementines and mandarins are a great support in fighting fatigue.

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IMPROVE IMMUNITY

The Vitamin C in mandarins and clementines is a powerful antioxidant that minimizes the damage caused by free radicals on the body.

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PREVENTS CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Several prospective epidemiological studies have shown that a high consumption of citrus may be linked to the prevention of cardiovascular disease.

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PREVENT SOME CANCERS

According to the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods, eating citrus fruits can prevent cancer of the oesophagus, stomach, and colon, as well as cancer of the mouth and pharynx.

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REDUCE THE RISK OF MALFORMATION OF THE FETUS

Recommended for women who are pregnant or are contemplating pregnancy, folic acid (Vitamin B9) reduces the risk of malformation of the neural tube in fetuses.

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