Grapefruit

Grapefruit also called Pomelo, (Citrus paradisi), citrus tree of the Rutaceae family and its edible fruit. The grapefruit tree grows to be as large and vigorous as an orange tree; a mature tree may be from 4.5 to 6 metres (15 to 20 feet) high. The foliage is very dense with leaves dark and shiny green and nearly glabrous.

 

 

Health benefits for Grapefruit:

  • Prevent Kidney Stones
  • Grapefruit Helps in Losing Weight
  • Prevents Arthritis and Works as an Antiseptic
  • Grapefruit Helps in Cancer Prevention
  • Grapefruit Helps Lower Cholesterol Levels
  • Grapefruit Treats Common Ailments

 

Nutrients you can get in Grapefruit:

Grapefruit is an excellent source of vitamin C, fiber, pectin, potassium, magnesium, thiamin, niacin, folic acid, lycopene and phosphorus.

 

For more information about Grapefruit check link below:

Grapefruit at Wiki
Grapefruit at WH Foods
Grapefruit at Fresh Plaza
Grapefruit at Organic Facts
Grapefruit at Juicing for Health