An orange peel contains a rich source of fiber
A 100gr of orange peel contains 10,6gr of fiber. Fiber provides a healthy digestive system, regulates normal bowel movement including constipation, gas and bloating.
The peel contains a high percentage of vitamin C and is also rich in calcium
Calcium is an important mineral that plays a key role in bone health, a healthy heart, muscles, nerves and teeth. 100gr of orange peel has 161mg of calcium.
The peel of an orange is also rich in flavonoids
Flavonoids are known to be beneficial to health. The highest concentration in the peel is hesperinoid, a compound with antioxidants, and antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, anti-cancerous and analgesic properties.
Chewing an orange peel can also help with bad breath