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May 4th 2019 – Celebrate the Amazing Inside Florida Orange Juice on National OJ Day

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This week is full of celebrations like National OJ Day, Cinco De Mayo, the Derby and more. Need help with appetizer and drink suggestions for guests? Check out our amazing Florida OJ recipes and fuel your fun with the amazing taste and nutritional benefits of Florida Orange Juice!

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Registered Dietitians and recipe bloggers share how Florida OJ helps fuel their fun on National OJ Day and every day!

Registered Dietitian Natalie Rizzo:

Nutrition A La Natalie

Natalie Rizzo, RD, gives her top tips on how to properly fuel your fitness with Florida Orange Juice, which boasts a variety of health benefits and never any added sugar. From a tropical, 100% Orange Juice Smoothie to the benefits of a classic glass of 100% OJ, Natalie has your National OJ Day pre and post workout needs covered. Read more from Natalie here.

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Registered Dietitian Alexis Joseph:


Start the morning of National OJ Day with Alexis’s fluffy Whole Wheat Orange Pancakes made with Florida Orange Juice. Enjoy the benefits of 100% orange juice like vitamin C, potassium, folate, thiamin and a polyphenol called hesperidin. Top it all off with a creamy maple tahini syrup for a breakfast you and your family are sure to love. Grab the recipe here.

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Registered Dietitian Kara Lydon:

The Foodie Dietitian

Craving a fun and fresh cocktail recipe to celebrate National OJ Day? Look no further than Kara’s Grown-Up Fresh Orange Julius drink, featuring Florida Orange Juice frozen into cubes for a cool way to fuel the fun. Health benefits of Florida Orange Juice in a tasty beverage is just what you need to fuel your fun. Read Kara’s full post here.

About the Florida Department of Citrus

The Florida Department of Citrus is an executive agency of the Florida government charged with the marketing, research, and regulation of the Florida citrus industry. Its activities are funded by a tax paid by growers on each box of citrus that moves through commercial channels. The industry employs more than 33,000 people, provides an annual economic impact of $6.9 billion to the state, and contributes hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenues that help support Florida’s schools, roads, and health care services. For more information about the Florida Department of Citrus, please visit Who We Are.