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Health Benefits of Grapefruit

The humble grapefruit the subject of many comedians – not a grape and not a fruit and tastes awful. There are several unusual aspects of the grapefruit. It is a citrus and contains many life giving properties Vitamin C, Potassium, Fiber, Choline, and Naringenin. Naringenin is supposed to be a cancer preventative substance. Doctors say don’t eat grapefruit if you are on prescriptions drugs. Some enterprising farmers wondering what to do with grapefruit rind, so they fed them to the pigs. There are substances in grapefruit that help with weight loss.  Good for you for nourishment. Also great for digestion.