One tangerine weighing about 110 grams contains 32 mg of vitamin C, which is a half of recommended daily amounts.
It comes from South-East Asia and it was named after a light-orange clothes worn by Mandarins - clerks in ancient China - since this fruit was only available to privileged classes.
Tangerines are also rich in vitamin A and folic acid.
It also contains 44 mg of calcium, which is needed for building and maintaining bone density.
One large tangerine contains 199 mg of potassium, which is needed for balancing fluid levels within our body and for regulating blood pressure
Tangerines are made of 85% water which body uses to be cleaned from toxins and to boost metabolism.