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Preparing for Cold & Flu Season

With the first signs of cold and flu season appearing, it’s time to look at ways you can prepare and keep your immune system healthy.

Florida Orange Juice is rich in vitamin C and is a key source of other nutrients that helps support your healthy lifestyle year-round, especially when cold and flu season hits. One 8-ounce serving of 100% orange juice provides more than 100 percent of your Daily Value of vitamin C and is a good source of potassium,folate and thiamin. Research focusing on vitamin C from supplements suggests that at least 200 mg or more of vitamin C may be beneficial in reducing the duration or severity of a cold for some people. Incorporating an 8-ounce glass of 100% orange juice in your daily diet can help keep you hydrated and enhance vitamin C intake. Plus, 100% orange juice is virtually the only dietary source of a unique a powerful polyphenol called hesperidin.

Before you come down with a sore throat, pounding headache or achy muscles, try these simple tips for preparing for cold & flu season: