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Oranges-5 Health Benefits Beyond Vitamin C

  (Family Features)  Healthful eating starts with the ingredients you use. So it’s important to use fresh, seasonal ingredients that pack a nutritional punch. An easy way to meet your daily nutrient needs is to eat a variety of whole foods. Among those foods, fruit is included (which about 80% of the U.S. population doesn’t get enough of,. According to the USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans). Fruits provide a unique mix of beneficial nutrients that can’t always be found in a supplement.  Consider an option like delicious California Navel and Cara Cara oranges. These oranges are in season and available nationwide. They offer a wide variety of health benefits. Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C. vitamin C support a healthy immune system. Why, because one orange can offer 70-100% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C for humans. Oranges also offer other important nutrients your body needs to stay healthy, including: Phytonutrients (beneficial compounds pro