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Our di­eti­tian scours the shelves to find the tasti­est healthy foods in-store now!

Healthy Food Guide (Australia) - - CONTENTS -

Our savvy di­eti­tian scans the shelves for the health­i­est in-sea­son foods — such as the win­ter war­riors — oranges

You know it’s win­ter when su­per­mar­ket fruit shelves are piled high with oranges just burst­ing with nu­tri­tion ben­e­fits.

MAIN SQUEEZE!

Im­mune booster The vi­ta­min C found in oranges is im­por­tant for im­mu­nity, col­la­gen syn­the­sis and to help boost iron ab­sorp­tion. One medium or­ange pro­vides twice your daily needs. Pro­tec­tive pow­ers Oranges have over 170 plant-based an­tiox­i­dants, called phy­to­chem­i­cals. Th­ese nat­u­ral sub­stances pos­i­tively af­fect your health in many ways — they’re anti-in­flam­ma­tory, pre­vent blood clots and may even help pro­tect against some can­cers. Full of fo­late One or­ange pro­vides ap­prox­i­mately 15 per cent of your rec­om­mended daily fo­late in­take, es­sen­tial for your body to make DNA. It is par­tic­u­larly im­por­tant for preg­nant women and those plan­ning a preg­nancy.

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