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“Tangerines are a great source of vitamin C, an antioxidant that fights free radicals in the body and a vitamin that supports protein metabolism and immune health,” Miller says. Research suggests that a person with vitamin C deficiencies oxidize less fat and is the reason why some people are unsuccessful in their weight loss attempts. Tangerines contain just 0.3g of dietary fat per 100g serving and 2g of fiber, which will increase feelings of satiety.