National Grapefruit Month

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This Citrusy Fruit Packs a Punch

Coming in a variety of colors and flavors, this citrusy fruit packs a punch when it comes to your health. One of the lowest calorie fruits rich with fiber, nutrients and antioxidants, it’s hard to find a reason not to add them to your diet.

Studies have shown that it can be beneficial for your:

  • Heart health
  • A boost to your immune system
  • Help regulate Insulin
  • Help prevent kidney stones
  • Aid in weight control

The fiber and potassium help regulate blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

Vitamins C and A give your immune system a boost to protect you from infection.

The citric acid helps reduce the formation of kidney stones.

Fiber and water content will aid in appetite control.

Eat them on their own halved, peeled and sliced for a quick snack or add them to a dish.

A nice in season salad would be a perfect addition to a February Texas meal. Beets, kale, spinach, mixed greens, grapefruit and some avocado for some healthy fats.  Add some fish or chicken and you have your self a tasty and healthy main dish.