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Grapefruit

A grapefruit is a large round citrus fruit with a juicy pulp. Grapefruits are acidic, with a tart to sour taste; used in cooking and good as a juice.

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Can sugar gliders eat grapefruit?

Yes, but not too much or they can get the runs. Also they might not like it.

Why are grapefruits so big?

Why are watermelons so big? It is simply the nature of that particular fruit. You might just as well ask: "Why are kumquats so small?". That's the nature of kumquats.

What does grapefruit have?

Grapefruit has high amounts of Vitamin C, natural sugars and essentials oils like limonene, pinene and citral. It also contains small amounts of vitamins A, B, E and K.

How do you make grapefruit taste better?

As strange as it sounds well if you eat it with a little of peanut butter it actually tastes good

Are grapefruit alkaline?

Yes, they become alkaline during the digestive process. Ruby Red Grapefruit is the most alkalizing

What is the Grapefruit Diet?

Although there are many versions, the basic premise remains the same - dieters are advised to consume ½ a grapefruit at every meal, or in some cases can drink grapefruit juice or take a grapefruit capsule. The belief is that grapefruit contains fat-burning enzymes to aid those who want to lose weight. This fat burning property has been suspected, but not scientifically proven as yet.

Will eating moldy grapefruit make you sick?

not like vomiting but nasty after taste yes. i just ate one by accident... egh

Is grapefruit not good with metoprolol?

Is it safe to mix grapefruit and metoprolol

Does grapefruit have fiber?

no it dont because of all the nutrients a grapefruit has....

How did he grapefruit get its name?

From the way the fruit grows in bunches like grapes.

How do you store grapefruit?

I prefer to store grapefruit in the refrigerator. If it has been cut, cover it with plastic wrap and put it in the fridge. If not, then you can either leave in out or put it in the fridge. Doesn't matter. Grapefruit are best stored between 50-55F degrees in a well ventilated, cool area away from moisture. The skin of the grapefruit can discolor if left in the refrigerator too long. Since in is a tropical fruit, it is sensitive to cold, but only superficially. Blemishes on the peel do not affect the flavor of the fruit inside.

Is an orange bigger than a grapefruit?

yes it is because a grapefruit is thicker on the inside

How are grapefruits good for you?

All fruits are good for the body! Grapefruits are good for you. They dont do anything in particular; but they are good!

I beg to differ!

Health Benefits of Grapefruit :

a. Grapefruit is very helpful in removing or dissolving inorganic calcium which may have formed in the cartilage of the joints, as in arthritis, as a result of an excessive consumption of devitalized white flour products. Fresh grapefruit contains organic salicylic acid, which aids in dissolving such inorganic calcium in the body.

b. Grapefruit can help in weight loss, since it is low in sodium, high in fat burning enzymes. Low sodium intake can help flush out excess water that is caused by high sodium food.

c. Grapefruit has high water content, and an increased water consumption can help increase metabolism.

d. Grapefruit is a rich source of Vitamin C Vitamin C for a more Radiant Skin

e. Grapefruit is rich in lycopene (the red color/pigment), it helps to prevent to occurance of tumors and cancer.

f. It is a liver tonic

g. Helps in cases of Gallstones

h. Helps in cases of Cold, Pneumonia, Fever

i. It is a powerful drug-poison eliminator

j. Helps in proper digestion of food

k. Can help improve complexion

l. Grapefruit is a natural antiseptic for wounds when used externally.

WARNING! You cannot drink grapefuite juice or eat grapefruit if you are taking heart medications or statins for the reduction of cholesterol. It also reduces and makes toxic the medication Viagra.

Where does grapefruit grow?

A grapefruit grows on a citrus tree in warm climates

What vitamins do a grapefruit contain?

Vitamin C

Potassium

Vitamin A

Folate (Folic Acid)

Vitamin B5

There is also Lycopene (Helps Erradicate Free Radicals) and Pectin (soluble fiber that reduces cholesterol).

What is the Tamil name for grapefruit?

thiratchai is Grape

Grape Fruit is called Bumblimas

Is grapefruit acidic?

Yes it is, its is part of the citrus family. it will give you that tangy taste in your mouth.

Is grapefruit grown in rich topsoil inside vineyards?

Yes, grapefruit is grown in rich topsoil in vineyards.

Where are the seeds in a grapefruit?

They are randomly distributed through the interior of the fruit. If you should happen to swallow one, don't worry, they are harmless.