Citrus Fruit

Tangy Sweet and Great to Eat!

Citrus delivers key nutrients that can help support a healthy immune system.

Citrus fruit and 100 percent citrus juices can help you meet fruit intake recommendations, while delivering nutrients that Americans often don’t get enough of, including vitamin C and potassium, as well as calcium and vitamin D in fortified citrus juice and fiber in fresh fruit. Citrus is also fat-free, sodium-free, and cholesterol-free. Research studies suggest numerous associations of health benefits in adults and children with consumption of citrus fruit and juice – studies related to heart health, weight management, and nutrient adequacy. 1-5 Citrus also delivers key nutrients that can help support a healthy immune system. 

 

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