Tangerines are small orange balls that grow in a tree. They are packed with healthy nutrients. Like other citrus fruits, tangerines contain a lot of vitamin C. In addition, eating tangerines is good for combating cardiovascular disease and keeping the skin healthy. It is a good source of fiber and eating tangerines helps to absorb iron from plant foods. In addition, a mandarin orange is just as sweet as candy. Perfect for children. Delicious as a snack, in salads or in a smoothie.