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Red Grape Grapefruit Salad

This winter salad is perfect for a Thanksgiving or Christmas appetizer or side. The holidays aren't all about brussels sprouts and potatoes. Sometimes, you need a little vitamin C to liven up your din…

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7 Brilliant Uses for Leftover Produce Scraps

It's always such a shame to make a big veggie stir fry or smoothie, only to end up tossing a pound of nutritious skins and ends into the trash. Luckily, many of these "trash cuts," especially citrus, …

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5 Reasons You Should Eat Grapefruit Today

Grapefruit, for me, was an acquired taste. As a girl, the tartness made my face pucker, and I’d push away the half-grapefruit my mother offered for breakfast. When I grew up, the grapefruit gene ki…

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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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We made the potato pancakes for dinner tonight. Comfort food on steroids!!

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Great article! Most fruit is not an acidic food but creates an alkaline pH which is what we want for…

Wild animals deserve to be protected and to be allowed to live in the kind of environment suited to …