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Orange juice

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For other uses, see Orange juice (disambiguation).
Orange juice
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A glass of pulp-free orange juice
Type Juice
Colour Orange
Ingredients Oranges
Orange juice
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Nutritional value per 248 g (1 cup)
Energy 468.6 kJ (112.0 kcal)
Sugars 20.83
Dietary fiber 0.50
Saturated 0.06
Monounsaturated 0.089
Polyunsaturated 0.099
Vitamin A equiv. (3%) 25 µg
Vitamin A 496 IU
Thiamine (B1) (19%) 0.223 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (6%) 0.074 mg
Niacin (B3) (7%) 0.992 mg
Vitamin B6 (8%) 0.099 mg
Folate (B9) (19%) 74 µg
Vitamin B12 (0%) 0.00 µg
Vitamin C (149%) 124.0 mg
Vitamin D (0%) 0.0 IU
Vitamin E (1%) 0.10 mg
Vitamin K (0%) 0.2 µg
Calcium (3%) 27 mg
Iron (4%) 0.50 mg
Magnesium (8%) 27 mg
Phosphorus (6%) 42 mg
Potassium (11%) 496 mg
Sodium (0%) 2 mg
Zinc (1%) 0.12 mg
Other constituents
Water 218.98
Link to USDA Database entry
µg = micrograms mg = milligrams
IU = International units
Percentages are roughly approximated using US recommendations for adults.
Source: USDA Nutrient Database
Orange juice is the liquid extract of the fruit of the orange tree, produced by
squeezing oranges. It comes in several different varieties, including blood oran
ge, navel oranges, valencia orange, clementine, and tangerine. As well as variat
ions in oranges used, some varieties include differing amounts of juice vesicles
, known as "pulp" in American English, and "juicy bits" in British English. Thes
e vesicles contain the juice of the orange and can be left in or removed during
the manufacturing process. How juicy these vesicles are depend upon many factors

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