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When in Texas….Have a Navel Orange

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It doesn't matter whether you live in Texas or are visiting; take the time to enjoy a navel orange when they are available. In fact, the only time you will not be able to find a local navel orange is from June through August and in December. That doesn't mean... more

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Perks of Ruby Red Grapefruit

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The nutritional properties of ruby red grapefruit are vast. It is becoming more and more popularly used by alternative medicine practitioners in the United States of America and around the world. Because the United States of America is the largest producer of ruby red grapefruit, it is easy to find... more

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The Red Texas Grapefruit vs. the White Grapefruit

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Image by ladybugbkt via Flickr The modern grapefruit is available in three popular varieties: the white, the pink and the red. In this article we are going focus on the nutritional differences between these three varieties in an attempt to determine which is the healthiest. Fortunately, each grapefruit has an... more

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3 Reasons Why We Should Eat Navel Oranges in Moderation

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Most doctors recommend oranges to their patients because these fruits are rich in vitamins and minerals that are good for the body. Studies show that oranges, especially navel oranges, contain large amounts of Vitamin C and B complex that help tamper the body’s resistance against diseases. Navel oranges also contain... more

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Why are Honey Tangerines So Popular?

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Of all the tangerine varieties on the market, honey tangerines are consistently some of the best-selling of all. Why is this? Certainly it isn’t just dumb luck on the part of those who grow them. The truth is that honey tangerines are unique, and whether it’s their use in culinary... more

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A Brief History of the White Grapefruit

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Image by wester via Flickr First documented by a Welsh explorer in 1750 on the island of Barbados, the modern grapefruit has a number of appealing varieties. The three basic grapefruit colors are white, pink and red. But for centuries the only grapefruits were white grapefruits. What happened? Though we... more

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The Story of the Texas Grapefruit

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America is the world leader in grapefruit production with over one-third of the annual output. But the exotic island fruit almost didn't make it in New World. In fact, it was a veritable flop when it first arrived. Brought to Florida in 1823 by a Spanish count, the grapefruit was... more

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The Popularity of Ruby Red Grapefruit in Texas

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Image via Wikipedia The grapefruit came to Texas at the end of the 19th century. At the time, farmers in the Lone Star State were desperate for a new agricultural crop. Cattle and cotton was king, but there was a decided dearth or fruit and vegetable crops. But even so,... more

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5 Amazing Reasons for Eating Grapefruit

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When it comes to beating back the common cold, you just can beat a grapefruit! Whether you’re slicing it in half for a fresh start of your day or downing a glass of grapefruit juice to quench your thirst, you’ll be getting up to 80% of the recommended daily dose... more

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Make the Switch to Honeybell Oranges

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Image via Wikipedia For many people plain Florida oranges or Navel oranges just don't suit their tastes. Some consider these varieties too tart and are looking for something that is sweeter and juicier. If you don't mind waiting until January for your oranges, you can order honeybell oranges to fit... more

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