60% of Europe’s healthcare professionals were unaware that 100% fruit juices contain polyphenols. 1
100% orange juice delivers more hesperidin than vitamin C. According to data from SGF5 , 100 mL typically provides 52 mg of hesperidin, or 78 mg per 150 mL serving.
In terms of packaged versus freshly squeezed orange juice, around 3 times more hesperidin appears in plasma after a recommended intake of packaged 100% orange juice – which has a richer hesperidin content due to a more e_x001f_ icient juicing process.2
Hesperidin is more resistant to degradation by oxygen level or temperature. At 4 degrees Celsius, after 6 months, loss of hesperidin is 2%. 6
Studies show that hesperidin exhibits antiinflammatory3 characteristics and can impact positively on human microvascular function (elasticity and tone of blood vessels).4
100% orange juice also contains folate (helps normal psychological function and the immune system) and potassium (supports the maintenance of normal blood pressure).7