3. They contain soluble fibers
Another major advantage of citrus fruits is that they are full of fiber. A large orange weighs about four grams, while a children’s clementine weighs 1.3 grams.
“Fibre is an excellent source of nutrition,” says Freeman. They help prevent digestive problems such as bloating and diarrhea and can relieve constipation in children. Fibre also allows them to stay fuller for longer, which helps with weight management.” (The high water content of citrus fruits also allows children to feel full).