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Where are Tangerines Most Popular?

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Image by Swamibu via Flickr The tangerine is a popular fruit in a number of locations around the world. From North America to Africa to east Asia, people eat tangerines and include them in a number of culinary applications including traditional entrees and classic dessert items. The most popular spots... more

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Common Uses for Grapefruit Oil

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There are many different uses for grapefruit oil, some more common than others. While most people are aware of the properties of grapefruit oil as an immune system booster, it is also a natural diuretic. As more people are looking toward natural remedies for common ailments, it is becoming more... more

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Taking Care of Texas Oranges

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Image by Christine â„¢ via Flickr Oranges are one of world's most temperamental fruits. They grow exceptionally well in warm, humid climates. But when the temperature falls below 20 degrees Celsius, oranges crops are often damaged. This is a particularly important concern in the United States, where oranges are only... more

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How to Store Texas Grapefruit

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The proper way to store Texas grapefruit to keep it at the peak of taste largely depends on how quickly you plan to eat or use the fruit. Try to plan ahead, and know how long it will be after purchase before the Texas grapefruit is consumed. If you plan... more

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When in Texas….Have a Navel Orange

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It doesn't matter whether you live in Texas or are visiting; take the time to enjoy a navel orange when they are available. In fact, the only time you will not be able to find a local navel orange is from June through August and in December. That doesn't mean... more

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Perks of Ruby Red Grapefruit

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The nutritional properties of ruby red grapefruit are vast. It is becoming more and more popularly used by alternative medicine practitioners in the United States of America and around the world. Because the United States of America is the largest producer of ruby red grapefruit, it is easy to find... more

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The Red Texas Grapefruit vs. the White Grapefruit

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Image by ladybugbkt via Flickr The modern grapefruit is available in three popular varieties: the white, the pink and the red. In this article we are going focus on the nutritional differences between these three varieties in an attempt to determine which is the healthiest. Fortunately, each grapefruit has an... more

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3 Reasons Why We Should Eat Navel Oranges in Moderation

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Most doctors recommend oranges to their patients because these fruits are rich in vitamins and minerals that are good for the body. Studies show that oranges, especially navel oranges, contain large amounts of Vitamin C and B complex that help tamper the body’s resistance against diseases. Navel oranges also contain... more

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Why are Honey Tangerines So Popular?

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Of all the tangerine varieties on the market, honey tangerines are consistently some of the best-selling of all. Why is this? Certainly it isn’t just dumb luck on the part of those who grow them. The truth is that honey tangerines are unique, and whether it’s their use in culinary... more

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A Brief History of the White Grapefruit

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Image by wester via Flickr First documented by a Welsh explorer in 1750 on the island of Barbados, the modern grapefruit has a number of appealing varieties. The three basic grapefruit colors are white, pink and red. But for centuries the only grapefruits were white grapefruits. What happened? Though we... more

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