Oranges often turn up in health blogs on a regular basis, and for good reason. In addition to being a great source of pectin, which helps to avoid cholesterol issues, oranges are also a source of vitamin C. Research shows that this important antioxidant lowers your risk of stroke and even helps to reduce cholesterol. Oranges are also anti-inflammatory and contain hesperidin, a compound which has been proven to lower blood pressure.
— Liivi Hess
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