This smaller cousin to the orange has a super rich, sweet flavor and is packed with vitamins, minerals, and only one gram of fat. Like most citrus fruits, mandarin oranges are most known for their high levels of Vitamin C – just one cup has 28 percent of the daily recommended value!
Mandarin oranges help with:
- Strengthening bones
- Reducing risk of certain cancers
- Boosting the immune system
Mandarin oranges are a weight loss superfood. The rich fiber content makes the body feel full while lowering insulin levels and burning fat. The antioxidants in mandarin oranges also help protect your skin against UV rays and ease wrinkles and blemishes.
Featured Meal: Build Your Own Bowl
Start with a fresh bed of greens or grains. Then add your favorite toppings, like mandarin oranges for a refreshing, burst of citrusy sweetness. Finish with one of our house-made dressings or broths!