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Fruit Salad in a Jar

Here is an idea that kids will love when on a road trip: mixed fruit in a jar. Combine any type of cut-up fruit in a jar, chill and toss in the car. A couple hours will give the fruit time to warm and…

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How Grapefruit Affects Prescription Drugs

Does grapefruit particularly help people lose weight? If someone eats half of a grapefruit three times a day before each meal for a couple months, they may lose about two pounds — but that's no mor…

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14 Amazing Reasons to Love (and Eat) Grapefruit

Grapefruit is rarely mentioned as a superfood extraordinaire.  Nutrition authors rarely give it a place on their top foods lists.  Few people even consider grapefruit for its health-promoting properti…

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4 Common Foods You Should Eat With the Peel On

We don’t often think about this, but just like us, plants also have to combat environmental stress. To protect themselves from the constant onslaught of the elements, they concentrate most of their he…

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A DIY Grapefruit Birdfeeder

Want to create an easy and organic birdfeeder? If so, here is Erin Boyle's tutorial on making one out of a grapefruit: I had no idea it was possible to become addicted to bird watching—until it ha…

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Grapefruit Doesn’t Totally Suck

Admittedly, as a child, I didn’t much care for grapefruit. I think I once said it “tasted like earwax” (don’t bother asking how I knew what earwax might have tasted like). But my judgment of grapefrui…

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4 Delicious Ways to Prepare Grapefruit

One of the stranger but healthier traditions of the holidays involves giving and sending fruit to others as gifts, often dressed up in ornate boxes or towers and accompanied by cheese or chocolate. En…

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8 Superfoods You Probably Aren’t Eating

By Sara Novak, Planet Green Sometimes we get caught up in the routine of eating the same foods over and over again. Often times it's not that healthful eating isn't tasty, but rather it's the lac…

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15 Fresh Ways to Use Citrus (Slideshow)

  Facebook’s got a dubious facelift... the recession refuses to ebb. While the world goes bananas, why not soak your spirits in oranges and lemons?! Ever since citrus fruit burst on the scene …

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Mid-Winter Mood Booster

It’s winter’s half-time, and even if Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow, there are days and days of cloudy, grey coldness and snow storm-induced lockdown ahead for many of us. To keep hope ali…

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