Tangerine is a citrus fruit that is probably smallest in the group but it is equally powerful and beneficial as the most of the citrus fruits. It is rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that can protect from various diseases.
Tangerine can satisfy over 80 percent of recommended daily needs of vitamin C and vitamin A. it is also stuffed with antioxidants that are protecting the body and boosting up the immune system.
Tangerine is very similar to orange, rich in vitamins A, C, B group, folic acid, potassium, calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron and copper. It is a fruit that is ideal for everyone that struggles with weight. One medium sized tangerine contains around 40 calories.
Scientific researches confirmed that tangerine skin contains nutrients and compounds that work beneficially in lowering the level of LDL cholesterol in the blood.
Tangerine also has beauty benefits especially for your skin. prepare face mask by using 4 slices of tangerine, a tablespoon of yogurt and a tablespoon of honey. Blend it all together and apply on the face. Leave it on your face for 20 minutes and then wash off. This mask will make your skin healthy and glowing. You can use it once a week if you have dry to normal or twice if you have oily skin.
Tangerine is considered perfect mood booster. It is proven that tangerine aroma can help you deal with stress, anxiety and depression. It can help you relax and feel better in a flash.
You can eat tangerines fresh and you can also use it as an ingredient in so many meals. You can add it to your salads and you can also use tangerine juice to prepare pasta dishes, chicken, fish as well as cookies.