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grapefruit

A tropical tree (scientific name: Citrus paradisi) which produces a large, yellow, tart (acidic) fruit, rich in flavonoids, lycopene, and vitamin C. C Its scientific name is Citrus paradisi.

CAUTION!

The consumption of the fruit alters the metabolism of a wide variety of medications, including HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins), calcium channel blockers, and immunosuppressive drugs, e.g., cyclosporine, among others, by inhibiting cytochrome CYPA34 enzymes in the liver.
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Grapefruit extract applied topically has even been found to have some pretty potent anti-ageing benefits.
If you're on medication for cholesterol, you may want to consult your doctor before adding grapefruit to your diet.
Half of a grapefruit provides about 78 percent of your recommended daily intake of Vitamin C.
Palate: Soft, sweet and rich with a velvety texture and vivid pink grapefruit tartness tempered by hints of warming ginger and lemon peel.
Simon described the new grapefruit recipe as a "lightbulb moment".
Like the Barry Island IPA the new grapefruit recipe uses American hops to give it a natural flavour of grapefruit and also includes Brains yeast, grapefruit concentrate and crystal malt to give colour.
In a bowl, coat the courgetti spaghetti with the pesto, then divide between bowls and top with the lovely grapefruit pieces.
Sprecher will also introduce a twelve bottle RadPack Variety Pack featuring all four radlers: Grapefruit, Orange, Mango and Peach.
Consuming a lot of grapefruit or drinking a lot of grapefruit juice could increase the amount of statin medication circulating in your bloodstream.
Long associated with weight loss, grapefruit studies have shown mixed results.
The TV star and cookery writer says: "I'm a huge fan of Florida grapefruit - and have been for a long time.
As mentioned earlier grapefruit is endowed with tremendous nutritive and curative properties, so to create widespread awareness an article has been considered necessary to write about the brief introduction and manifold properties.