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Featured Video - Oranges
The highlight of our school hockey matches was half time where the team were fed orange quarters to refresh the palate and give them energy. Sadly that doesn't seem to happen these days - with kids preferring sugar-loaded soft drinks and marketed "sports" drinks. Oranges originated from China about 4000 years ago and were taken to Spain by the Arabs. The most common variety of oranges are the navel and the valencia, with blood oranges increasing in popularity. As the name implies, blood oranges have red pigment in the flesh with a sweet flavour. The navel orange is a bright orange colour with a dimpled navel shape. It is a good eating orange being easy to peel and section, with few ...

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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.