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The Health Benefits of Eating Citrus Fruits

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The Health Benefits of Eating Citrus Fruits

When many people think about the nutrients in citrus fruits, vitamin C is usually the first thing that comes to mind. However, like many other foods, citrus fruits contain a wide variety of vitamins and minerals, some of which include ascorbic acid, folate, potassium and fiber.

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The high content of vitamin C is definitely beneficial; it helps protect against heart disease, improve your vision and lessen common cold symptoms. However, citrus fruits also help inhibit the growth of cancer cells, protect against type 2 diabetes, and promote healthy bones.