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Oranges

Nutrition Benefits

Fiber: helps reduce cholesterol levels and may lower your risk of heart disease.

Vitamin C: helps heal cuts and helps the immune system.

Selection

Look for oranges that are heavy, firm, have smooth skin and a pleasant citrus smell. Avoid oranges with rough, thick, blemished, or unevenly colored skins.

Storing

Store in refrigerator for up to 2 or 3 weeks.

Cleaning

Rinse oranges under cool running water before eating.

Preparing

Peel the rind and the white layer off the orange using your hands. You can eat the sections plain or as part of a vegetable or fruit salad.

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