The food we eat not only fuels our body, but it defines how others see us, and even how we see ourselves. By learning more about the food we consume, it could be said, that we are learning about ourselves! To celebrate National Nutrition Month, we thought it would be fun to learn more about the fruits and vegetables that are on our plates every day with an event we call “Munch Madness”. Sunrise Natural Foods wants to hear from YOU about which fruits and vegetables you like the most. Read about some of our favorites, then vote below on which one you prefer to receive a 25% discount!
Nickname/Origin: The binomial name is Citrus Sinensis. There is no known nickname for an orange. Perhaps it is because there is now word that rhymes with it.
Unique Varieties: Blonde, Blood, Parson Brown
Why we love them? Oranges are a powerhouse of vitamins and minerals, promoting healthy skin, eyes, and kidneys.
Q. Why did the man at the orange juice factory lose his job?
A. He couldn’t Concentrate
Nickname/Origin: The word potato comes from the Spanish word patata.
The nickname for a potato is “Spud”.
Unique Varieties: Russian Banana, Red Thumb, Purple Majesty, All Blue
Why we love them? Potatoes are a fantastic food to eat when trying to lower blood pressure, protecting against heart attack and stroke. Also, potatoes are low in fat, low in calories and high in fiber, making them a great food for weight loss.
Q. Why did the potatoes argue?
A. Because they couldn’t see eye to eye.
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