It is believed Christopher Columbus brought orange seeds to the Caribbean during his second trip to the ‘New World’ in the 15th century, now oranges are found throughout the United States and are one of the world’s most popular fruit crops. They are delicous, healthy, come in many varieties and should be a part of any healthy diet!

Bursting with healthy nutrients, including fiber, vitamin C, thiamine, folate and potassium, one orange supplies 130 percent of the daily recommended intake of vitamin C. Citrus flavanones are found only in citrus fruits, and the flavanone herperidin found in oranges lowers inflammation and may reduce blood read more [...]

Last Chance to Win a Fitness Package with Peter Nielsen

There are only two days left to enter the new online Shape Up with Peter Nielsen & Dunham’s contest for a chance to win one of three great fitness packages! Three winners will each receive:

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We hear a lot about triglicerides, but what are they? read more [...]

Eat Your Carrots!

The health benefits are shown in a new 10-year study published in the British Journal of Nutrition from the Netherlands. The study looked at the affect of eating fruits and vegetables on risks of cardiovascular disease. read more [...]