Oranges and tangerines are winter season fruits that are available nearly year round in many grocery stores due to cold storage and imports. Oranges and tangerines are colorful, flavorful and nutritious. Navel and clementine oranges are popular for eating, while valencia oranges make excellent juice.
Although orange juice is popular, eating the whole fruit provides valuable fiber. Oranges and tangerines are a good source of calcium, potassium, beta-carotene, folic acid and vitamin C. One large orange contains approximately 100 calories.