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Orange was imported from China or, in another version, from India. It was spread by the Portuguese in the 10th century and began to be cultivated intensively in Europe after the 15th century. From the name of Portugal he also took his name the new fruit.
According to the legend, the King of Tiryns Eurystheus instructed Hercules to bring him the apples of Esperides, which grew up in the garden of the gods and was a gift of Gaia in Hera, for her marriage to Jupiter. After many adventures, Hercules managed to cut three golden fruits by treating the guardians of the garden, the nymphs Esperides and the elderly dragon Ladon, a terrible serpent with a hundred heads, and bringing them to Eurystheus. From the mythological apples of Hesperides comes the general characterization of this fruit category: citrus fruit.
According to surveys conducted one orange every day reduces the risk for cancer of the mouth, larynx, pharynx, esophagus and stomach by 50%. In addition, if orange is added separately from the 5 portions of fruit and vegetables to be consumed daily, they have a 19% reduced risk of stroke.
Generally, in the human body these orange properties are translated with a remarkable anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor effect. They also allow for a reduction in platelet adhesion that acts positively to prevent ischemic vascular events that can affect the heart and the brain.
In addition to cancer, it also reduces the risk for many other serious illnesses. The beneficial effects of orange and other citrus fruits, in addition to the intake of cancer and strokes, extend to the intake of diabetes, cataracts, arthritis, obesity and macular degeneration, the most important cause of blindness in the elderly. Vitamins and other phytochemicals such as lycopene, flavonoids and carotenoids are powerful antioxidants and are abundantly available to us from nature.
DRYING – DEHYDRATION
4G is a pioneer and with production standards fully compliant with the International Standard ISO22000, ensures the excellent quality of the raw materials. Regular laboratory tests of finished products ensure the production of a range of perfectly healthy products. We faithfully serve the Mediterranean Diet standards while maintaining their absolute naturalness without the addition of chemicals or preservatives.
Now you have all Greek nature available, 12 months of a year in your kitchen. 100% of nutrients and vitamins. Healthy, Cleverly, Practically. Ideal choice for the consumer and the professional. 0% Coloring, Preservatives & Additional Sugars.
NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF DRIED ORANGE
Citrus fruits are a dynamic source of beneficial ingredients for the human body. In addition to phytochemicals and flavonoids, orange and other citrus fruits contain vitamin C, β-carotene, fiber and folic acid. Their sodium content is low. Also, the increase in glycemia they cause is low. In particular, orange contains more than 170 phytochemicals and 60 flavonoid compounds. Many of the above orange ingredients have been shown to have antioxidant properties.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE
Dried oranges are a good alternative to use as a snack. We can have them in our kitchen’s cabinet and use them in any way. The process of hydration is not necessary. It finds application in confectionery, juices, cocktails and creams. It has rich flavor, color and aroma.
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