Healthy Living

Oranges

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Best to Buy

Oranges are available year-round, but are best in the cold months.

Prep & Store

Wash thoroughly under cold water if you plan to use the zest, otherwise simply peel the skin, break into segments, and eat.

Tasty Tip

Use a fine grater to zest an orange. Use in punches, cakes, sauces, and salads.

Nutrition Notes

Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C and a good source of thiamine and folic acid.

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The information presented in the Food Guide is for informational purposes only and was created by a team of US–registered dietitians and food experts. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements, making dietary changes, or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2015.