Since they’re full of soluble fiber, oranges help in lowering cholesterol.
Although oranges are acidic before you digest them, they contain many alkaline minerals that help to balance out the body after they are digested. In this regard they are similar to lemons, which are one of the most alkaline foods available.
It has been used in India for thousands of years as a spice and medicinal herb and recently scientists have started to back up what the Indian’s have known for a long time.
It contains compounds with medicinal properties. These compounds are called curcuminoids, the most important being curcumin. Curcumin is the main active ingredients in turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant.