• Grapefruit good or evil?
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    Grapefruit: Good or evil?

    Grapefruit is an interesting fruit. People on weight loss diets have been eating it for decades It’s not available year-round, not everybody likes it and some people can’t have it. Is grapefruit good or evil? What is grapefruit? The citrus fruit commonly known as grapefruit (Citrus paradisi), is a natural hybrid between pomelo and orange (1). Nutrients in grapefruit Grapefruit and its juice contains various nutrients, including vitamin A, C and fibre (2). See the table below for the nutritional composition of grapefruit and grapefruit juice (3). As other citrus fruits, grapefruit is rich in flavonoids, which have numerous health benefits (more on this later), including naringin and naringenin (2,…