Natural Fatigue Relief! Efficacy of Tangerine, the Best Snack in Winter

Everyone must have at least once remembered that tangerines, one of the representative snacks in winter, went under a warm blanket on a cold day and forgot that their fingertips turned yellow.

Sweet and sour tangerines not only taste good but also boost immunity and recover from fatigue.

[Efficacy of tangerines ]

■ Vitamin C

A typical-sized tangerine contains about 60 mg of vitamin C. The recommended daily intake of vitamin C is around 100mg, so two tangerines a day is enough.
Vitamin C is a representative nutrient of antioxidants, which helps fight the active oxygen that is produced in our bodies.

■ Diet

Tangerine is one of the diet foods with low calories, which is only 35 to 45 kcal per 100g.
Textile-rich tangerines help diet because they stay in the stomach and intestines for longer periods of time and reduce appetite. In other words, the amount of food you usually eat will decrease and you will be able to maintain your satiety.
It also helps lower insulin, preventing sugar from converting into fat and inducing it to be consumed immediately by the fuel needed by the body.
The white wick attached to tangerines is rich in dietary fiber and pectin, which helps prevent constipation by actively exercising the intestines.

■ Skin beauty

Antioxidants in tangerines help protect the skin from UVA rays and resist damage. Regular and steady consumption of tangerines also helps reduce signs of aging, such as wrinkles and blemishes, as well as brightening the skin.

■ Cholesterol control

Antioxidants in tangerines help lower bad cholesterol (LDL) and promote good cholesterol (HDL). In addition, the soluble and insoluble dietary fibers of tangerines, hemicellulose and pectin, also prevent cholesterol from being absorbed into the body in the intestines.

[How to use tangerine peel]

Tangerine shells contain more vitamin A and vitamin C than tangerine kernels. However, it does not matter if it is an organic tangerine, but most tangerines are sprayed with pesticides, so it is recommended to wash them under running water for about five minutes.
Stir-fry tangerine peel to prevent colds, and make tangerine peel natural air fresheners for refreshment is also a good way. How about making a natural air freshener with sweet and nutritious tangerine snacks that can make you depressed these days?