Each 8 ounce glass of Indian River Select® Brand 100% Pure Florida Orange Juice is packed with healthy benefits!
Indian River Select’s® Brand 100% Pure Orange Juice is high in vitamin C, which may help aid the absorption of nonheme iron (the iron found in plants like spinach, not meat products). Below are many more reasons why you should drink an 8 oz glass of Indian River Select® Brand 100% Pure Florida Orange Juice every day!
One 8oz glass of Indian River Select Brand Orange Juice provides 100 percent or more of the recommended Daily Value for vitamin C. Vitamin C is an important antioxidant. Antioxidants may help neutralize free radicals formed as part of the body’s natural oxidation processes.
Calcium for Bone Health
An 8-ounce serving of calcium-fortified orange juice is considered an excellent non-dairy, lactose-free source of calcium, a mineral important for bone health. Indian River Select® Brand 100% Pure Orange Juice with Calcium also includes vitamin D, a key vitamin that helps support bone health.
Potassium helps to maintain proper fluid balance, support healthy blood and ensure a normal heart beat, muscle function, and energy production. One 8-ounce glass of Indian River Select® Brand 100% Pure Orange Juice provides 14 percent of the Daily Value for potassium.
Phytochemicals found in Indian River Select® Brand’s 100% Pure Orange Juice, particularly the flavonoid hesperidin, may help maintain brain tissue cells. These flavonoids are able to cross the blood-brain barrier, which the body uses to protect the brain from harmful or damaging agents. Recent research suggests that hesperidin also has favorable effects on blood pressure and blood vessel function.
Folate (Folic Acid) is essential for fetal growth and development. It plays a role in DNA formation and cell division. Folic acid, the synthetic form of the vitamin found in supplements and fortified foods, is associated with helping reduce the risk of birth defects of the brain and spinal cord. Women should get adequate folic acid before and during early pregnancy and consume a healthy diet that includes foods with natural folate, such as Indian River Select ® Brand 100% Pure Orange Juice.
Thiamin, also known as vitamin B1, is important to the health of both men and women. It plays a role in the functions that help the body to convert food into energy. An 8-ounce glass of Indian River Select® Brand 100% Pure Orange Juice provides 18 percent of the Daily Value for thiamin.