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  • Red Spanish grapefruit medium ~ 290g

    Red Spanish grapefruit medium ~ 290g

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    € 1,30
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    € 1,30
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    The price per kilogram is 4.50

    Grapefruit is a subtropical citrus tree known for its relatively high acid / semi-sweet / slightly bitter fruit. It is a citrus hybrid native to Barbados, resulting from the accidental crossing of sweet orange and pomelo. When found, it was called the "forbidden fruit."
    Grapefruit and grapefruit juice have been found to interact with many drugs and can cause adverse direct and / or side effects. Drinking grapefruit juice may change the strength of some medications, increasing the risk of overdose. The juice of these fruits, in some cases, can also reduce the effectiveness of the medication. If you are taking any medications, it is worth consulting your doctor to see if grapefruit is a healthy and appropriate choice for you.
    Although grapefruits are low in calories, they are high in nutrients. They are a good source of vitamin A, which is important in maintaining the immune system and healthy eyes and skin. It is also rich in folates, which are very important for the development of the baby during pregnancy. Vitamin C helps support the immune system in a variety of ways, and can also help fight the formation of free radicals that experts believe cause cancer. The grapefruit glycemic index is low. This means that it provides nutrients but does not have a significant negative effect on human blood sugar. The combination of fiber, potassium, lycopene, vitamin C and choline in grapefruit can help improve heart function. According to a study by the American Heart Association (AHA), eating more flavonoids may reduce the risk of stroke in women. Flavonoids are compounds found in citrus fruits such as oranges and grapefruits.
    Some interesting facts:
    • The average lifespan of a grapefruit tree is about 50 years.
    • Grapefruit peel oil is widely used in aromatherapy.
    • Grapefruit jam in Haiti.
    • Texas red grapefruit has been declared the official fruit of Texas.
    • Grapefruit contains 92% water, more than any other fruit.
    • According to a study by the Chicago Institute of Fragrance and Taste, when men smell the smell of grapefruit, they perceive a woman’s age differently (she supports a woman up to six years younger than she actually is).
    • Fully ripe citrus fruits are picked by hand.

    After eating 100 grams, you will provide yourself:

    calories: 33 kcal
    carbohydrates: 8.41 g
    protein: 8 g
    fiber: 1.1 g
    sugars: 7.31 g
    fat: 0.10 g

    <br> Vitamins:<br> A: 7 μg 1% recommended daily allowance (DN) <br>
    Vitamin C: 33.3 mg
    Vitamin E: 0.13 mg
    Vitamin B1: 0.037 mg
    Vitamin B2: 0.020 mg
    Vitamin B3: 0.269 mg
    Vitamin B5: 0.283 mg
    Vitamin B6: 0.043 mg
    Vitamin B9: 10 μg

    Minerals:
    Zinc: 0.07 mg
    Calcium: 12 mg
    Magnesium: 9 mg
    Potassium: 148 mg
    Iron: 0.06 mg
    Phosphorus: 8 mg
    Manganese: 0.013 mg