Wednesday, May 4, 2011

National Orange Juice Day
May 4, 2011

The Benefits of Orange Juice

Orange juice is rich in Vitamin C. It helps maintain healthy teeth and gums; improves circulation; enhances iron absorption and helps resist infections. Orange juice contains Hesperidin, a bioflavonoid that may lower the risk of heart disease.

Bottled Sunshine...A Juicy Story (1968)

Part of the story of Florida citrus cultivation, processing and manufacturing. Produced by Hack Swain Productions; sponsored by Tropicana Products.

Orange Creamsicle Smoothie (Modified)
Yield: 2 Servings
Link to Original Recipe:
Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

4 oz skim milk
4 oz low fat yogurt
4 oz orange juice
1 medium banana
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Combine all ingredients and blend for 30 seconds. Serve cold and enjoy.

Nutritional Information
136 Calories (kcal): 136; Protein (g): 6; Carbohydrates (g): 26; Dietary Fiber (g): 2; Fat (g): 0.6; Saturated Fat (g): 0.4; Cholesterol (mg): 4; Vitamin A - (IU): 235; Vitamin C (mg): 30; Vitamin D (IU): 23; Folate (mcg): 28; Calcium (mg): 141; Iron (mg): 0.3; Phosphorus (mg): 68; Potassium (mg): 432; Sodium (mg): 62

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