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The White Grapefruit Diet

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Image by Ichibanto via Flickr The white grapefruit diet was both a blessing and a curse for the grapefruit in America. Also known as the Hollywood diet, it was a favorite of young starlets in the 1930's. Fortunately, the diet didn't become popular with the public until years later. But... more

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The White Grapefruit in America

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Image by exfordy via Flickr Though orange juice is the most popular fruit juice on the planet, grapefruit juice has done surprisingly well in comparably short period of time. In fact, the first concentrated and frozen forms of the juice didn't arrive in the U.S. until the nineteen-nineties. That's more... 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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The Many Health Benefits of White Grapefruit

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Image by exfordy via Flickr For many years botanists believed that the first grapefruit crops had been had been cultivated on the island of Barbados. The reason for this was simple–that was where Europeans first encountered the exotic new fruit. The year was 1750 and a Welsh scholar was documenting... more

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The Popularity of White Grapefruit Juice

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Image via Wikipedia It took a long time for the grapefruit to make it in America. One of the newest additions to the citrus fruit family, the grapefruit, arrived in Florida in 1823. But unfortunately, the Sunshine State had already adopted the orange as its favorite fruit. Over the next... more

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Ruby Red Grapefruit vs. White Grapefruit

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Image via Wikipedia Ruby Red grapefruit was discovered in 1929 on a small farm in South Texas. We say discovered because the Ruby is actually a natural mutation. Fortunately, it is one of the few mutations more successful than its predecessor. Why is this? Well, it all comes down to... more

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The Benefits of White Grapefruit

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Image via Wikipedia Grapefruit is known for having many health benefits, but some varieties of grapefruit can have a slightly bitter taste that people find off putting. White grapefruit, which has a very thin skin and lots of juicy flesh, is one of the sweeter types of grapefruit and is... more

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