Fights free radicals
Helps prevent night blindness
May reduce risk of Alzheimer
May reduce risk of cancer
May regulate heart rate
Reduces risk of colon cancer
Reduces risk of lung cancer
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:
- Grapefruit juice
- Chopped pieces in a salad
- 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.