Grapefruit is a citrus fruit with a flavor that can range from bittersweet to sour. It contains a range of essential vitamins and minerals. People can consume the fruit whole or as a juice or pulp.
The grapefruit first appeared in the 18th century, as a result of crossing a pomelo and an orange. People called it “grapefruit” because it grows in clusters, similar to grapes.
The nutrients grapefruit contains may help promote healthy skin and protect against various conditions. They may also play a role in weight maintenance.
In this article, learn about some of the possible health benefits of grapefruit. Also, find out who should take care when consuming grapefruit.
Blood pressure and heart health
|Carbohydrate (g)||16.2, of which 14 g is sugar||130|
|Vitamin C (mcg)||68.8||75–90|
|Vitamin A (mcg)||92||700–900|