Oranges

Oranges

Oranges are a primary source of vitamin C for most Americans. This wonderful fruit has more to offer nutritionally than just this one nutrient, containing sufficient amounts of folacin, calcium, potassium, thiamin, niacin and magnesium.



Orange Recipes

USDA. NAL. Healthy Meals Resource System.

Quantity recipes containing oranges from the HMRS Recipe Finder database.


Pacman Eating an Orange Wedge Healthy Eating Posters for School Snack Bars

USDA. ARS. Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine.

30 posters promoting fruit and vegetables choices as snacks, downloadable as 11 x 17 posters. The following posters feature oranges specifically:


Fruit and Vegetable Fact Sheets

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

Set of 30 fruit and vegetable fact sheets with information about: nutrition, uses, description, varieties, and where first cultivated. Available in black & white and color.


Agricultural Research Service Image Gallery

USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

Provided as a complimentary source of high quality digital photographs available from the Agricultural Research Service Information Staff. Orange photos include:


Cool Facts about Oranges

Sunkist Growers, Inc.

Did you know that Navel oranges are named that because of the belly-button formation opposite the stem end? Learn more fun facts with this link!


Fresh from the World... Where Your Food Comes From: Oranges

University of Illinois Extension. Urban Program Resource Network.

Interactive Web site can be used to teach children about the origin of their food. Includes fun activities, games, and lots of educational animations on different food histories.


What Fruits & Vegetables are in Season?

Produce for Better Health Foundation. Fruits and Veggies More Matters.

Discover what fruits and vegetables are available in each season of the year.