Oranges have become one of the most commonly seen, widespread and consumed fruit for a reason. They hold a vast amount of goodness and are brimming with health benefits that have been recognized ever since they arrived in Europe. The following are just some of the goodness they add to our slow juices.
This is probably what orange juice is best known for, and our cold press juice is no different. Oranges have an extremely high dosage of vitamin C within them, which bolsters and maintains the immune system – ensuring it can fight off disease and infection efficiently.
Not only does the vitamin C within our cold press orange juice boost the immune system, but it also works hand in hand with anti-oxidants to revitalize and invigorate the skin.
The mix of vitamin A, vitamin C and potassium found within oranges work to maintain the eyes, helping reduce the deterioration that comes with age – keeping them bright and healthy.
Freshly slow juiced orange juice contains folate and folic acid, both of which are used by the body for healthy brain developments (and maintenance), as well as keeping the other organs of the body in top condition.
Oranges contain flavonoids, such as hesperidin, that lower cholesterol and help prevent the arteries from becoming clogged up. This helps prevent heart disease, control blood pressure, and supports the cardiovascular system as a whole.
The medley of nutrients contained within oranges have been shown to both improve the quality and motility of sperm.
Although acidic when consumed, the body quickly uses the components of orange juice to make an alkaline, which helps maintain the body’s optimal pH and ensures that bodily functions can work unhindered.
Drinking orange juice regularly has shown to help prevent kidney disease, as well as the formation of kidney stones.