Orange juice is the fluid extracted from the fruit of the orange tree, made by squeezing the fresh orange. Some commercial orange juice with an extended shelf life it is made by drying and later re-hydrating the juice, or by collecting the liquid and then adding water to the concentrate. Others are made, by pasteurising it then extracting oxygen from it, necessitating the later addition of a flavour pack, commonly made from orange produce. It is also known for its health benefits, especially its high level of density of vitamin C. It comes in various varieties, incorporating blood orange.
A cup serving of raw, fresh orange juice, amounting to 248 grammes or 8 ounces, has 124 mg of vitamin C. It also has 20.8 g of natural sugars and has 112 Calories. It supplies thiamin, folate and potassium.
Citrus orange juices contain flavonoids (especially in the pulp) that may have exceptional health benefits to your body. Natural orange juice is also a source of the antioxidant hesperidin.