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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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Al-Meherzi said that pomelos have significant benefits perceived by many citizens, and these benefits put high demand by consumers in this period.
He added: "Given the importance of the crop being considered an important economic return to villagers, interest in growing pomelos continues.
As for the role of the Ministry of Agriculture to protect the crop, agricultural engineer Mohammed bin Ahmed al-Shabibi from Agricultural Development Department inthe Niyabat of Samad A'Shan told Oman News Agency (ONA) that the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries pays a special attention to pomelos crop as the case with other crops.
During the months of January and February, pomelos are heavily sold on the Lebanese market.
Lara Nasreddine, assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at the American University of Beirut, pomelos are high in Vitamin C, as with all citric fruits.
Farmers confess that the longer a pomelo fruit is kept on a tree the less bitter it will turn once it's picked.
Halve pomelos and segment like a grapefruit, then scoop out remaining membrane
SUPERMARKETS are now selling a delicious fruit from the Far East called pomelo.
Add dressing to taste, mix well and fill pomelo shells
I like the sweet and sour taste of pomelos and the joyful atmosphere of everybody gathering together to celebrate the festival.
NCKU Chinese Language Center revealed, "The event is organized to allow international students to have the opportunity to taste pomelos and moon cakes.