Research suggests juice from 100% Florida-grown oranges may help with healthy blood cholesterol levels, blood pressure, and blood vessel function, along with other heart-friendly benefits. While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce their risk.
Florida’s Natural® – FAST FACTS
- ONLY 100% Made In The USA brand of orange juice
- Every orange is grown, picked and squeezed in Florida
- OJ that’s 100% pure – no water*, sugar, or preservatives added (* Light OJ contains water.)
- Not-from-concentrate juices have straight-from-the-grove taste – squeezed, flash-pasteurized and stored in freshness-saving cartons
- Orange juice has more nutrients (Vitamin C, folate, potassium) than other 100% fruit juices.
Whether you drink a cup of Florida’s Natural® Orange Juice every day or find ways to add it to your meals and snacks, the heart benefits are worthwhile.
1-1/2cups Florida’s Natural® orange juice
1.In a small saucepan, bring the Florida’s Natural® OJ to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until half the liquid (3/4 cup) remains. Let the reduction cool.
2.In a bowl, stir together the BBQ sauce, orange juice reduction, and water. Pour over meatballs and heat them to an internal temperature of 165°F.
Power-Up Health Shake
1cup diced cantaloupe chunks
1cup frozen strawberries
1cup frozen peaches
4Tbsps. wheat germ
1.Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. For a creamier smoothie, add a few ice cubes or freeze the diced cantaloupe first.