• Honeybell Oranges: Florida's Own

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    Image via Wikipedia The reason that honeybell oranges are rare in the United States is due to the fact that they are primarily grown along the Indian River region of Florida, making the popular fruit and its distinctively juicy tangy taste indigenous to that state. Yes, a couple of other states harvest honeybell oranges, but not like Florida. As a matter of fact, the companies that sell and distribute honeybell oranges are situated predominantly in Florida. This, of course, is convenient and also makes sense: operate the companies where the honeybell oranges are. It is no surprise, then, that Florida…

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  • Why You Need to Keep Your Home Bar Stocked with Grapefruit

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    The holidays are coming, and if you plan on entertaining family and friends in your home you should start stocking your bar with grapefruit and other citrus fruit now. Citrus fruit will keep for a long time, but some types of citrus fruits that are very popular like Clementines and Honeybells will not be available later and you could miss out on your chance to get some for entertaining. Using citrus fruits in cocktails, punches, and non alcoholic drinks is a great way to produce color and a sweet and tart taste in otherwise ordinary drinks. Grapefruit juice from concentrate,…

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  • Grapefruit Diet – Magic Or Myth

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    The “Grapefruit Diet” (also known as the Hollywood Diet and Mayo Diet) has been around since at least the 1930s. The ideal is that something inside a grapefruit – some magical enzyme – can burn fat. The problem of course is that there is no scientific proof that this magical ingredient exists. Yes, people do lose weight when following the grapefruit diet, but they regain it almost immediately after they go off it. That’s because the grapefruit diet (so-called because it includes drinking grapefruit juice at every meal) is what’s known as a Very Low-Calorie diet – that is, a…

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