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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.

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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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After this year's festival was officially opened at a local pomelo garden, public wedding ceremonies were seen taking place at the venue surrounded by the pomelo trees and their small white fragrant flowers.
On the other hand, in 'Star Ruby' pomelo and 'Satsuma' mandarin, there was no reduction in the levels of ascorbic acid, according to Mayuoni et al.
Some of the pomelos markets are located as far as Nizwa in the Governorate of A'Dakhiliyah.
1 Pull apart the pomelo (see right) or segment the grapefruit, retaining any juices for the salad.
The largest citrus fruit, pomelos originate from Southeast Asia, but while they have been grown in Lebanon for decades, they have made an appearance in Levantine cuisine only recently.
CUADRO 1 Argentina: Exportaciones de citricos (en miles de toneladas) Variacion Variedades 1994 1995 1996 95/96 94/96 Limones 95 111 164 48 73 Naranjas 81 81 90 11 11 Pomelos 26 35 34 3 31 Mandarinas 29 27 36 33 24 Total 231 254 324 28 40 CUADRO 2 Argentina: Molienda de limon (en miles de toneladas molidas) Compania 1994 1995 1995 Citragen 73.
A estas cifras habria que sumarle que, de acuerdo con la FAO, Mexico es el principal productor de aguacate, cebolla, limas y limones; el segundo productor de papayas; el tercero de naranjas asi como de toronjas y pomelos, entre otros productos.
If that doesn't sell you, almost everything you find in the valley is edible, including pomelos, tangelos, oranges, avocados, and more.
Vy liked the feel in her hands of the mangos blotchy from the sun, the coarse-skinned pomelos, the turmeric root gnarled as ginger, the crinkly rice paper and crisp-stemmed morning glory.
The latter also ate pomelos, oysters, shrimp, bean curd, bamboo shoots, duck eggs, and mushrooms.
In Thailand you will see pomelos already segmented on plastic trays, with a small sachet of sugar and chilli flakes to sprinkle over them so you can eat it as a snack.