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February was National Grapefruit month and I decided to head over to my local grocery store and pick up a bag full of this tart and tasty fruit to share with my family. My son has always loved grapefruit, even when he was a toddler. I thought this was a bit odd, seeing as it is really not considered a 'kid friendly' food but of course, this is the same child that loves hummus and asparagus so I shouldn't be surprised!
Grapefruit was first cultivated in Barbados in the 18th century but didn't become an agricultural success until the 1930's. Grapefruit comes in many varieties, including red, white and pink. It is an excellent source of vitamin C and studies have suggested that it may help lower cholesterol levels. It does have a tendency to interact with some medications so talk to your doctor before adding it into your diet if you take any prescription drugs.
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