The Skinny On Grapefruit
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When you hear the word "citrus" the orange may be the first thing
that comes to mind. As delicious as oranges are, there are several other members
of the citrus family that deserve recognition. The tart and tangy grapefruit
often gets overlooked- but shouldn't. It’s distinctive sweet-tangy flavor
adds zest to the morning when you enjoy a grapefruit for breakfast, and it
makes a great mid-afternoon pick-up-me treat as well. Don’t forget to
drink grapefruit juice, too. The ruby red variety is especially sweet.
Grapefruit is high in fiber and Vitamin C. Just one
medium grapefruit contains 210% of the Daily Recommended
Value of Vitamin C. Grapefruit is fat-, saturated
fat-, cholesterol-, and sodium-free as well.
- Grapefruit comes in three different varieties:
red, pink, and white (the white variety is actually
in color)? These colors refer to their edible
- Grapefruit was first grown in Florida in
the early 1800s.
When choosing grapefruit, look for heavy, plump fruit
with no blemishes or soft spots. Fruit is at it best
texture and flavor when it’s in season.
The Fresh1 grapefruit come from Florida, Texas, California,
and Arizona and is available year round.
Store in the refrigerator.
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