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The Blood Orange Superstar
Forget the gory name: This close cousin of the orange is pure glam. Its ruby flesh is tart yet sweet, with a hint of berry, and adds a rosy touch when used in healthy recipes, salsas, and marmalades, says cookinglight.com.
Just one of these citrus superstars also provides more than 100 percent of your daily requirement of immunity-boosting vitamin C and at least 12 percent of your daily fiber, reports livestrong.com. Winter is their prime time, so blood oranges are most affordable now.
Reader's Digest | February 2012