Health Benefits of Citrus Fruits

Citrus fruits contain essential nutrients for your health

Oranges: High in Vitamin C, can prevent heart disease, reduce the risk of high blood pressure, and boost the immune system/decrease the symptoms associated with the common cold.

Grapefruit: Great for heart health. Combines powerful nutrients such as Vitamin C, potassium, fiber and lycopene.

Lemons and Limes: Contain flavanoid compounds that are high in antioxidants and can help fight against cancer. In addition, they are also a source of Vitamin C.

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Dr. Ali Ghahary is a Family Physician in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.