Need A Sweet And Healthy Treat Try An Orange

Orange Facts nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp img alt Florida orange border 0 height 156 src http 3 bp blogspot com -RLbU0uEToYg TIjuoTpT4iI AAAAAAAAAcI sYUmcIuK6b8 s200 oranges-vitamin-c-lg jpg title oranges width 200 Very low in saturated fatNo cholesterolNo sodiumVery high in dietary fiberHigh in potassiumHigh in thiaminVery high in vitamin CLow calories approximately 85 calories depending on size of the fruit Loaded with vitamin C oranges are a great fruit to boost your immune system With the fall comes the chilly weather and the coughs colds and flu s and you should keep yourself healthy starting with your diet A great way to enjoy oranges is to slice them up Orange juice is also good however there is more sugar and your better off eating the orange than drinking the store bought juice For the kiddies give them a 4 oz serving of Orange juice and dilute with 2-4oz of water Or dip orange slices in low fat vanilla or chocolate yogurt Also you can freeze orange juice and make it a yummy and healthy ice pop Types of OrangesNavelAvailable from November through May with peak supplies in January February and March Navel oranges are easy to spot in your produce aisle They re the ones with the button formation opposite the stem end Considered the world s finest orange for eating navels are seedless and they peel and segment easily ValenciaAvailable from February through October with peak supplies in May June and July Valencia oranges are small to medium sized and they may have a few seeds They are usually thin-skinned Moro Blood Moro oranges are available from January through mid April Moro s are small to medium sized with a thin skin and few or no seeds Slice open a Moro and you ll see a dramatic and beautiful bright red to deep maroon interior Take a bite and you ll become a fan of the intense orange taste that hints of fresh raspberry Cara CaraAvailable January through April Their outward appearance is similar to other navels but their interior is a distinctive pinkish red and has an exceptionally sweet flavor with a tangy cranberry-like zing Cara Cara s are a rich source of Vitamins A and C fiber and Lycopene A perfect snack served as wedges they re also a colorful addition to beverages or squeezed into a vinaigrette salad dressing BrandsSunkist are from California and Arizona http www sunkist com products oranges aspxFlorida Orangehttp www floridaorange com Florida-Oranges-s 97 htm