Most people know that oranges are high in vitamin C and provide our bodies with valuable immunity against the many viruses which continually attack us during the winter. The importance of providing our bodies with extra vitamin C during the winter months cannot be underestimated. In addition to the vital vitamins oranges provide, they alsocontain powerful antioxidants. Oranges are indeed very beneficial for your health. Daily intake of oranges whether it is in juice form or eaten as a fruit is essential for a healthy body. They are delicious eaten just as they are, or as added ingredients to salads, they compliment cheese dishes, make excellent desserts and the pulp can be used in recipes for sauces, smoothies and even biscuits. The list is endless. Oranges give that extra special flavour to any meal; they are very low in calories and provide excellent nourishment and vitamins when taken as part of a calorie controlled diet.