Availability: Fresh – Winter, early spring
Facts: Tangerines were named for the city of Tangiers in Morocco that was long famous for them.
Serving Size = 1 CUP
Selection: Choose firm to semi-soft fruit with deep orange color, heavy for size. Avoid soft spots and dull or brown color.
Nutrition Benefits: Fat free; saturated fat free; sodium free; cholesterol free; in vitamin C.
Pigments: beta-cryptoxanthin, lutein
Phytochemicals: tangeretin, nobiletin, d-limonene
ORAC Score: not available