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March, 03, 2015
OJ or Whole Orange: Generally, it is thought to be preferable to consume the whole orange rather than orange juice. However, it might make more sense to mix it up a bit. Although the orange has more dietary fiber, a recent study found that certain nutrients in oranges are better absorbed from orange juice. Although processing oranges into pasteurized orange juice slightly reduced the levels of carotenoids and vitamin C, these nutrients were absorbed significantly better from the juice.

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Oranges versus orange juice: Which one might be better for your health?

Research Related Article:
J Agric Food Chem. 2015 Jan 21;63(2):578-87.

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