The authors noted that citrus fruits, especially grapefruit
, contain psoralens, which are deposited in the skin, where they can interact with ultraviolet light to promote melanoma.
Additions : Grapefruit
Peel, Pink Grapefruit
This latest work was funded by the California Grapefruit
Growers Cooperative, but the UC Berkeley researchers emphasized that the funders had no control or influence over the study design or research findings.
juice, however, contains natural chemicals, furanocoumarins, that inhibit an enzyme found in the gut that ordinarily kicks off the metabolism of about half of all drugs taken by mouth.
So, while grapefruit
juice is a great source of potassium and vitamin C, it's also a potential hazard to some people's health.
Between 2008 and 2012, the number of medications with the potential to interact with grapefruit
and cause serious adverse effects.
Between 2008 and 2012, the introduction of new medications and new formulations of existing drugs increased the number of substances with the potential for seriously dangerous interactions with grapefruit
from 17 to 43.
TOSS cooked cracked wheat with a grapefruit
juice-olive oil dressing, plenty of grapefruit
segments, and chopped parsley.
4 per cent of those who took part in the panel said they would continue to eat grapefruit
either every day or most days.
The Jackson grapefruit
is a white variety with a fruit punch flavour and a hint of lime, according to Waitrose.
Researchers have found that the fungus Aspergillus niger either binds with grapefruit
furanocomarins or enzymatically breaks them down.
With the new addition, Masafi Juice now comes in ten original flavors -- Orange, Apple, Mango, Tropical, Citrus, Melon, Berry Mix, Pineapple, Cranberry and Pink Grapefruit