Controlling Cholesterol with Grapefruit Pectin

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If you are at risk for heart disease, there could be several reasons why. It could be hereditary, and have nothing to do with your diet, weight or any other factors that are usually an indicator of heart disease or being at risk for it. Others have to do with... more

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Nutritional Facts about Grapefruit that Contribute to General Good Health

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While every citrus fruit has a variety of healthy qualities, some of the nutritional facts about grapefruit might make you think this particular fruit is even higher on the scale. For instance, grapefruit contains antioxidants with cancer-fighting properties, something that is unique and not present in all of the citrus... more

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Texas Citrus Gift Ideas

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Image by quinn.anya via Flickr As many are already aware, one of the best times to give fruit gifts is during the holiday season. Why? Well, it's in the late fall through the winter months that so many grapefruits and oranges are available fresh, and there are any number of... more

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The Best Sources of Grapefruit Pectin

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Most nutritionists want you to lower your cholesterol, unless it is already at a great level. But lets face it – most diets today are quite high in cholesterol. In todays busy society, fast and convenient foods are what the masses use to eat. Unfortunately, a lot of these foods... more

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Delicious Grapefruit

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Image by Muffet via Flickr Unlike other forms of citrus fruits, the grapefruit has a lovehate relationship with consumers. While many love the tangy flavor it offers, others find it to be too bitter for their enjoyment. But perhaps that is because they haven't found the right grapefruit for them.... more

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Honeybell Orange: The Versatile Fruit

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Honeybell oranges are so rare and delicious that they are naturally chosen for making a multitude of scrumptious foods, just as are other fruits like lemons, pumpkins, apples, strawberries, cherries and bananas, just to name a few. The honeybell orange, then, is in really good company. That, however, doesn’t change... more

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The Long Journey of the Red Grapefruit

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The grapefruit is a relative babe in the citrus family of fruit. Relatives like the orange and the pomelo can trace their history back thousands of years, but the grapefruit is only around three hundred years old. First documented on the island of Barbados in 1750, botanists believe that the... more

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Varieties of Navel Oranges

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When you think of types of oranges, you may be thinking of navel oranges, blood (also called moro oranges by some) oranges or even Valencia oranges. You might be selling oranges short if this is all you can think of. Many people include tangerines in this list, and even clementines.... more

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Important Nutritional Facts about Grapefruit

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Grapefruit is one of those fruits that do not appeal to everyone because of its sour and bitter taste. However, there are many nutritional facts about grapefruit you should consider before deciding you do not wish to include it in your daily diet. You want to keep in mind the... more

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How to Get More Fresh Oranges Into Your Diet

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Even though it is easily America's favorite fruit, most oranges are enjoyed in liquid form. How do we know? Because more than 90 percent of Florida oranges, or around 70 percent of the total U.S. supply, are sent to processing plants for juicing. That leaves only around one-third, or less,... more

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