This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Florida Department of Citrus for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

We all drink plenty of 100% Florida Orange Juice in my house. I know it is a smart component to nutritious eating, and unlike some other healthy drinks or snacks, I don’t have to force my kids to drink it. One of my sons makes it even easier by absolutely loving it. If given a choice, he always goes for orange juice. In a world of sodas and fruit drinks with added sugar, thank goodness I can’t keep it in the fridge.

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The Florida Department of Citrus (FDOC) is helping parents and kids make nutritious choices while having fun with their new superhero, Captain Citrus . This new interactive comic book and activities has Captain Citrus joining up with the popular Avengers Assemble heroes, to defeat the villain, while making smart food choices along the way. Fun! While your picky eater follows along, Captain Citrus will continue to spread the Amazing Five Benefits of Drinking 100% Florida Orange Juice.

  1. Taste: The delicious flavor of 100% Florida Orange Juice is refreshing and bold. Never duplicated!
  2. Vitamin C: Important for the growth of collagen, which helps develop bones, gums, and cartilage.
  3. Potassium: Important for muscle function and plays a role in nerve transmission, and helps regulate fluid, electrolyte, and ph balance.
  4. Folate: O.J. is a good source of this water soluble B vitamin essential for cell division and healthy red blood cells
  5. No Added Sugar: The delicious taste of Florida Orange Juice is courtesy of nature’s goodness.

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Be sure to enter the Captain Citrus Facebook contest where the prize package includes your child’s likeness and voice-over to be used in a episode of Avengers Assemble on Disney XD,  a trip to Los Angeles with round trip transportation for four, three day/two night hotel stay, a tour of Marvel Studios, a $250 gift card and more! Captain Citrus is a great tool parents can use to get their children to enjoy smarter eating through Captain Citrus’s kid-friendly digital comic book and activities. Visit the 100% Florida Orange Juice site to learn more about “sunshine in a glass” and go to the Captain Citrus page for two new comic books, downloadable activity sheets, coloring sheets, crossword puzzles, and more. Jakobi loves the comic book and Captain Citrus reminds him of the Avengers. I love there are books that entice him to read!

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