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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 juice is low in calories but full of nutrients, and an excellent source of vitamins A and C.
Growers are doing all they can to manage citrus greening and produce quality fruit." The most recent estimate for the current season suggests production should reach 77 million boxes of oranges and 6.4 million boxes of grapefruit.
Try some of these recipes that are simple and fast such as broiled grapefruit brulee or grapefruit sorbet.
Grapefruit is basically 91 per cent water, so it also good for hydration, which together with the vitamin C helps the skin look good.
Grapefruit juice causes the levels of some drugs to soar dramatically in your body, causing breathing difficulties, slowing of the heart and a perilously low blood pressure, depending on the type of drug(s).
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The sweetness of the icing really mellows out the gin taste and the grapefruit somehow tastes floral as apposed to being bitter.
Considering February is National Grapefruit Month (who knew?), there's really no better time to find out just what makes them so good for you.
Grapefruit extract applied topically has been found to have some pretty potent anti-ageing benefits, and it can even fight off free radicals.
"Pink and red colored grapefruit contain the antioxidant lycopene," Blake told Medical Daily in an email.
Barry Island Grapefruit Pale Ale impressed thousands of craft beer fans at the UK's largest beer event, the Great British Beer Festival, held in London last week.
"After the successful launch of Grapefruit Radler, our brewmaster created and tested recipes for radlers featuring an array of fruits," Mr.