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Grapefruit Fun Facts

For some reason I was compelled to google grapefruits, the following is a sample of what I discovered.

Grapefruits

“The grapefruit is a subtropical citrus tree grown for its fruit which was originally named the “forbidden fruit” of Barbados. ” – Wikipedia

Grapefruit helps lower cholesterol, is high in vitamin C and has a low glycemic index.

Grapefruit interacts negatively with a variety of prescription drugs such as, terfenadine, felodipine, nifedipine, verapamil, estradiol, tacrolimus, dextromethorphan (significant only at recreational doses), and benzodiazepines.   *My father can’t eat grapefruit due to the heart medication he takes.

Grapefruit Quotes:

“Life… is like a grapefruit. It’s
orange and squishy, and has a few
pips in it, and some folks have
half a one for breakfast.” – Douglas Adams

“I am a grateful…grapefruit.” – Bjork

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