Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Fights free radicals
Helps prevent night blindness
Increases stamina
May reduce risk of Alzheimer
May reduce risk of cancer
May regulate heart rate
Pain reliever
Provides energy
Reduces risk of colon cancer
Reduces risk of lung cancer

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1/2 fruit; Calories: 52; Fat: .2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 0mg; Carbs: 13g; Fiber: 1.6g; Sugars: 8g; Protein: 1g; Potassium: 4%DV; Vitamin A: 28%DV; Vitamin C: 64%DV; Calcium: 2%DV; Iron: 0%DV

Did You Know?

  • Grapefruit is one of the fruits which is ranked the highest in antioxidant activity.
  • Eating grapefruit can reduce your risk of developing kidney stones.
  • Many drugs interact adversely with grepefruit, can increase drug levels and cause adverse effects

 

Ways to Eat:

  • Raw
  • Grapefruit juice
  • Chopped pieces in a salad

Farming Trivia:

  • Botanists believe that the grapefruit is the result of a natural cross-breeding of the orange and the pomelo.
  • The major producers of grapefruits are Florida, California, Arizona, and Texas.

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.