Blood Oranges – known as the anti-aging orange.
Why are they red?
- Blood oranges are a special variety of orange with a deep red color.
- This unique color is due to anthocyanins, a powerful flavonoid that may protect the human body from many diseases
- Anthocyanins are uncommon in citrus fruits, with the blood orange being one of the exceptions.
Blood oranges contain:
- vitamin C
- folic acid
- Vitamin A