Stop: Flavor Time!
Hey Flavor runners it’s almost time to earn your fabulous flavor bling at the Tampa, FL Flavor Run! You’ve seen the photos everywhere and now it’s your turn to rock that strawberry finisher medal! September 12th is official race day in sunny Florida and we would like to see you out there! So get your costumes ready and meet us out there. We will have DJ Jake De la Cruz pumping out the jams and a sweet after party!
Florida is known for its oranges and sunshine, and for good reason! Oranges are the healthiest food in the world! There are only 62 calories in this ball of deliciousness. Tangy and sweet are just the start of Orange’s claim to fame. Coming in with 93% of your daily value of Vitamin C, 13% Fiber, 9% Vitamin B1, 7% potassium and 5% calcium, you cant go wrong with this delicious treat!
Vitamin C is great for Antioxidant protection and immune support. Move over, Apple! Oranges are keeping the doctor away! Vitamin C supplements are not enough, Orange juice helps protect against free radicals, which oxidize cholesterol causing plaque build up.
Oranges help protect against cardiovascular disease, are low in fat and nutrient rich. These help with a low glycemic index and protect against obesity that can lead to heart disease, cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure and stroke!
With 170 phytonutrients and 60 flavonoids oranges have an anti-inflammatory property and also help reduce your risk of tumors and inhibit blood clots. What great things this little fruit can do!
Mateljan, George. The World’s Healthiest foods. WHFoods.com