#thursdaythrive All about Citrus










All about Citrus!
- One of the important citrus fruit facts is that these fruits contain very high amount of vitamin C, flavonoids (heart-healthy enzymes which are present in red wine and dark chocolate), calcium, phosphorus, and other essential nutrients.
- Regular consumption of oranges, lemons and limes helps get rid of toxins in the body.
- Citrus is one of the most popular commercial crop in the world. Apart from their use in the food industry, they are also commonly used in the cosmetic industry to make perfumes, soaps, and other toiletries.
- Citrus fruits are the most sought after fruits in the world. After vanilla and chocolate, orange is the most favorite flavor in the whole world.
- There exist several varieties of citrus fruits, and most are available all year round. Lemons, oranges, grapefruits, pomelos, kumquats, clementines, and mandarins, are some of the most common citrus fruits.