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9 Evidence-Based Medicinal Properties of Oranges


As a whole food it irradiates us with a spectrum of healing properties – the most prominent of which some call “vitamin C activity” – but which are not attributable to the chemical skeleton known as ‘ascorbic acid.’

Science now confirms the orange has a broad range of medicinal properties, which is why the ancients knew it both as a food and a medicine.

“It’s bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children’s health than the pediatrician.” ~ Meryl Streep

As our increasingly over-diagnosed and over-medicated population leaps lemming-like over the cliff of conventional medicine, with most drugs carrying a dozen or more adverse side effects for every benefit advertised, we can find great wisdom in Meryl Streep’s quote.