Carbohydrate and Fiber Counts for Oranges
- ½ cup orange sections: 8.4 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 2 grams fiber and 32 calories.
- 1 medium orange (2 and 2/3 inches diameter; 4.5 oz): 12 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 3 grams fiber and 95 calories.
Glycemic Index for OrangesThe averages in studies of oranges ranged between 31 to 51, with an average glycemic index of 42.
Glycemic Load of Oranges
- ½ cup of orange sections: 3
1 medium orange (2 inches to 2 5/8 in diameter): 4
Health Benefits of OrangesOranges are an excellent source of vitamin C and a good source of potassium, thiamin, and folate. They also contain a relatively large variety and amounts of phytonutrients, which can protect cells from damage, lower risk of cardiovascular disease, and provide other health benefits.
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