Food for Thought: Fresh Oranges in January

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By Patti Rigby, Carbon School District Nutritional Director

Oranges are a sweet and delicious favorite amongst kids. Often, the bitter peel is the only thing standing between a child and the tasty citrus. That is why we serve oranges pre-split into convenient wedges!

They are much more appetizing and manageable. Oranges are an important part of everyone’s diet because of the much needed vitamin C. During cold and flu season, what better way to boost your immune system?