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Orange Is the New Flavor /// BY THERESE LEYTON Oranges are a naturally sweet citrus fruit loaded with nutrients, vitamins, minerals for overall well-being. Orange fruit season begins from October and lasts until February. Florida produces oranges and is commonly known as the orange juice state. One orange has 86 calories, 0.2 Fat, 0 Sodium, and 333 Potassium, 163 per cent DV Vitamin C and 4.4g Dietary Fiber as reported by the FDA. Oranges have many other nutrients and provide natural sugar. We should not eat processed or refined sugar just natural sugar found in plants. I usu-ally pile a bag of Valen-cia oranges in a bowl and our family snacks on them daily. It is a perfect low-fat snack. Botanically; orange is the citrus fruit belonging in the Rutaceae family, of the genus citrus. The genus citrus also includes other related species of oranges such as pomelo, tangerine (Mandarin orange), yuzu, lemon, and grapefruit. Orange is a tropical to semitropical, evergreen, small flowering tree. Oranges are classified into two general categories, sweet and bitter. Popular sweet-varieties include Valencia, Navel, Persian variety, and blood orange. There are many benefits when we eat oranges. The fruit is low in calories, contains SUBSCRIBE TODAY! 1241 E. KEARSLEY ST. I FLINT I MICHIGAN I 48503 CALL 810.237.7333 FOR TICKETS IT’S BETTER L!VE BROADWAY P R E S E N T S 2 0 1 6 - 1 7


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