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A mandarin has a rind that detaches easily from the fruit, making it easy to peel. It is a small, dark orange that's slightly pumpkin-shaped. Mandarin oranges have seeds, and their fragrant peel has been used in traditional herbal medicine for centuries to recharge the spirit and help digestion.

  1. 1. What does mandarin peel help with?
    1. a. Digestive health
    2. b. Brain health
    3. c. Heart health
  2. 2. What shape is a mandarin?
    1. a. Apple
    2. b. Pumpkin
    3. c. Orange
  3. 3. What peels off easily on a mandarin?
    1. a. The rind
    2. b. The seed
    3. c. The stem