Oranges are highly concentrated in vitamin c. Vitamin c has anti-inflammatory properties and it counters inflammation and relieves pain. Vitamin C supports the collagen in the cartilage. As the cartilage is at the hinge of joints, it is susceptible to mechanical damage due to weight bearing. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient for a healthy cartilage and maintain joint space. You can intake fresh juice or eat oranges raw as the minerals and vitamins are absorbed directly in your body and produce desirable health effects. Vitamin C is essential for Healthy teeth and gums, deficiency of vitamin c damages teeth and gums resulting in scurvy. Vitamin C also tones up immune system WBC, basophil, neutrophil, eosinophil, helper cells, and T cells. Vitamin C is also found in papayas, kidney beans, pineapples, bell peppers and broccoli and you can opt for it if you don’t like oranges. Vitamin C also helps in effectively absorbing iron apart from relieving pain and reducing inflammation.