• Cancer. Researchers have discovered a direct link between the high vitamin C content and rich antioxidant levels of Florida oranges and reduced cancer risk. The American Cancer Society recommends including Florida oranges as part of a healthy, cancer-fighting diet.
• Heart Disease. According to research conducted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a low-fat, low-cholesterol, high-fiber diet rich in fruit and vegetables can reduce the risk of heart disease. The American Heart Association recommends including Florida oranges in a heart-healthy diet.
• Birth Defects. Florida oranges are high in folic acid. A deficiency of this B vitamin during pregnancy has been linked to the development of spina bifida and anencephaly. The March of Dimes recommends increasing the consumption of folate-rich Florida oranges during pregnancy to help reduce the risk of these birth defects.
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