Oranges For Health

I was searching through my notes the other day and found that a new study says that Navel oranges can boost your immune system, and aid in skin health. They are also very good for your heart, and there is mounting evidence that suggests eating oranges may help reduce the risk of respiratory diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, different ulcers and kidney stones. The vitamin C in oranges may also boost a person’s immunity which could help with infections like the common cold and ward off flu’s. I kind of figured that. They also found that vitamin C in oranges may help in preventing certain cancers. But as anything, too much of a good thing isn’t always good. One orange a day is all you need. Kind of like the apple saying. An apple a day keeps the doctor away. GW

Good Morning Port Loring, Ontario

To start things off it’s cloudy. But on the good side of the coin it is supposed to stay around the 40F/4C for most the day and into tomorrow, which should eliminate a lot more snow. Waking up temperatures were sitting at -1.1 C | 30.02 F Not too bad. Highway 522 is bare and dry throughout for a change, which will make traveling good. On another note my lovely wife and I took a trip to North Bay yesterday for some supplies. It was a nice sunny day, and we actually had to take our winter coat off. The only downside of things was the roads and side streets in North Bay. I have been in a lot of cities but this is one of the worst for pot holes and snow accumulation along the side of the roads. There was one spot that I was thankful we had 4 Wheel drive as the hole I had to go through full of water and ice was a challenge. If I could have gotten turned around I would have, but as it stood there was no other option. Other than that the day was quite nice. We met our son at Casey’s and had lunch together. It was pretty good. I tried their new meat loaf burger, but they put too much thyme and other spices in it, which I didn’t like. My wife had fish and chips but the fries were not the best, and the fish was cod and very greasy. My son had the half turkey club with a bowl of red pepper soup and Caesar- salad, which was great. If we go back, that is what we will have. Live and learn they say. We did have a nice visit with our son though, which is always a pleasure. After that we picked up what was needed and headed on home. Great day, and it was good to get away from the house for a while. With that I am off to put some wood in the furnace and will see what this day has in-store for us. Have a great day! GW

Can’t beat a fresh cup of perked coffee.