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