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Calories, kcal: 53 Proteins, g: 0.8 Fats, g: 0.3 Carbohydrates, g: 11.5
Tangerine is a plant of the Root family (Citrus). This is a short tree, its height is 4 meters. With a dense crown and small leaves. Consider: the first is an independent biological species, and the second, as a subspecies of mandarin (Citrus reticulata). Its fruits really do not differ much from ordinary tangerines. Naturally smaller than oranges. Easy to clean and cut into slices. Sweeter than an orange. There are no seeds in the fruit, a brighter color than that of ordinary tangerines. Red-orange skin, while common ones have yellow-orange skin. It is thinner and slightly sweeter. It was first cultivated and is still cultivated in China.
Tangerine contains a number of vitamins: A, B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6, B9, C and E. In addition to vitamins, tangerine contains useful substances such as: iron, calcium, manganese, potassium, sodium, zinc, phosphorus.
Caloric content of tangerine
There are only 53 kcal per 100 grams of product.
Types of tangerine
There are several types of tangerines:
Ballroom tangerine, with a sweet and sour taste, the skin has a dark orange color. Easy to clean.
- Honey tangerine has a sweet taste. Contains a lot of natural sucrose.
- Minneolean tangerine is pear-shaped. It is a hybrid of mandarin and grapefruit.
The use of tangerine in cooking
Still, the United States is considered the main manufacturer in the world. There they get cold-pressed oil from the skins of these fruits. Nowadays, not only tangerine is tangerine, but other types of tangerines are cultivated in many countries. Such as Spain, France, Algeria, Morocco, Japan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Argentina. Tangerine fruits are eaten both fresh and processed. In the culinary industry, fruits are processed and made from them jam, jam, jam, jelly, juices. Asian sweets are prepared by adding these fruits to the composition. It is an indispensable ingredient that makes a delicious sauce. Add to meat, fish, rice dishes.
Useful properties of tangerine
Tangerine - it contains essential oils (citrals, lianolcadinene, citronellols, limonene). Has antiseptic, antispasmodic, sedative and tonic effect. Improve the work of Zh.K.T. The fetus itself has strong sedative effects. it is recommended to inhale vapors as a sleeping pill. A good helper for neuropsychiatric disorders and depression. In cosmetology, oil and fruit pulp are used. This improves blood flow in the skin, making it healthier, firmer and more natural.