One of my favorite fruit is blood orange. Not only does it taste amazing, it looks beautiful too!
This week’s fun fact: Blood orange
Blood orange have their unique color because they carry anthocyanin, powerful flavonoid pigments that exist in red and purple fruit and vegetable
Cold condition brings out the deep color in blood orange
Blood orange is also known as anti-aging orange because they are only citrus fruit to contain anthocyanin, which nutritionist believe have an anti-inflammatory property that affects collagen reproduction
Great source of vitamin C, fiber, antioxidants, folic acid, and potassium
Originated in Asia but are mainly grown in Italy
The blood orange was once reserved only for royalty and the very privileged, featuring in many early European paintings, mosaics, and poems.