Grapefruit

 

Grapefruit is a source of folate and rich in vitamin C; so it can help to fight fatigue and lift your day.

What nutrients in grapefruit boosts mood?
  • Fibre
  • Vitamin C
  • Folate
  • Biotin
  • Polyphenols (antioxidants)
  • Natural fruit sugars
  • Low GI carbohydrates

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store And Prepare

Store
  • Fruit Bowl
  • Fridge

Top Tip: Citrus fruits are juicier when warm, but if you need to store for longer pop them in the fridge.

Prep
  • Toss
  • Bake
  • Blend

Top Tip: Toss grapefruit in a salad for a sweet hint with every bite.

When Are They In Season?

Grapefruit is in season from April to November.

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

Half a grapefruit (150g) counts as 1 serve of fruit.

Did you know?

Grapefruit is an accidental cross between an orange and a pomelo, a happy accident from Barbados.

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for a ½ a raw grapefruit (150g) are:

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

Half a grapefruit (150g) counts as 1 serve of fruit.

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