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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The Goodness of Grapefruits

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Image by exfordy via Flickr The grapefruit is an ideal power-food. Not only do they have a unique tangy flavor, grapefruits are also packed with beneficial nutrients for your body. Eating a grapefruit is a wonderful way to start your day. If you already enjoy grapefruits, you'll be delighted to... more

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Great Grapefruit Gifts for the Holidays

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If you're looking to save money on holiday gifts this year without sacrificing on the quality of the gift you can make your own grapefruit holiday gifts. Using all natural ingredients, like grapefruit, to make your own lip balm, facial toner and other bath and body products is an inexpensive... more

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Healthy Fruits: Tangerines

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Image by Swamibu via Flickr Though they are often dismissed as just another variety of orange, tangerines provide a number of unique health benefits. Not only do they contain more Vitamin C and fiber than the average orange, but they also offer a number of healthy compounds. In this article... more

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Tips for Making Homemade Grapefruit Cleaners

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Image via Wikipedia Grapefruit, vinegar, and other common household items are very effective cleaners. If you want to save money and reduce your carbon footprint, not to mention using fewer caustic chemicals around your home, you can make your own cleaning solutions at home. It's very easy to make natural... more

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5 Points to Consider If You Want to Ship Grapefruit Baskets this Christmas

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Owing to its taste, texture and nutritional value, ruby red grapefruit is one of the most popular members of the citrus family. However, before you put this fruit into your gift baskets, there are a few things that you need to look into allergies, food preferences, interaction with medications, cost... more

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