I always avoid the oranges in the fruitball because i make such a mess when eating them. To make a fresh “home squeezed” orange juice is another way to get your vitamin C into your system AND its lovely for breakfast or with a couple of ice cubes when its hot outside.
There is no doubt that the biggest benefit of eating oranges is the high level of vitamin C but what does the vitamin C do in our bodies?
Here we go…
Vitamin C is one of the safest and most effective nutrients, thats what the experts say. It may not be the cure for the common cold (though it’s thought to help prevent more serious complications). But the benefits of vitamin C may include protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.
Most of the studies used 500 daily milligrams of vitamin C to achieve health results. That’s much higher than the RDA of 75-90 milligrams a day for adults. So unless you can eat plenty of fruits and vegetables, you may need to take a dietary supplement of vitamin C to gain all the benefits.
Info about VITAMIN C found on this link below!