Tangarine Orange (Citrus kinokuni ex Tanaka) is a variety of Mandarin orange, found in Southern China and also grown in Japan where it is known as Sweet Oranges. ... It is shaped like an orange, between 25 and 50 mm in diameter. The fruit's orange skin is thin and smooth.
Like most citrus fruits, Tangerine are loaded with vitamins, fiber, and beneficial plant compounds. Consuming them regularly may provide many health benefits.
What’s more, they’re easy to pack as a snack, toss into smoothies, or peel into salads or gelatin desserts.
Mandarins are rich in health-boosting plant compounds like flavonoids.
Flavonoids are readily found in foods. They’re a type of antioxidant that helps defend your body against an imbalance of free radicals, which could otherwise lead to oxidation. Oxidation can promote aging and the onset of diseases like cancer and heart disease.
Another way that flavonoids may help protect against cancer is by suppressing genes that support cancer growth and inactivating cancer-promoting compounds .
However, more research in humans is needed to determine just how much citrus fruit you should eat to achieve these effects.