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Grapefruit and its tremendous health benefits

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article image In Pakistan, about fifty percent of population depends upon agriculture in their daily life. Grapefruit believed to be a natural hybrid of pommel and sweet orange is botanically known as Citrus Paradisi which has assumed tremendous significance. Citrus Research Institute Sargodha has successfully introduced seedless and pigmented grapefruit types which is superior to the varieties introduced earlier i.e. Dunkan, Foster, which were highly seedy and mostly white flashed with low juice…Read More

Grapefruit: a fruit from the paradise

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article image Refreshing and delicious grapefruit is rich in phytonutrients like lycopene, vitamin A, and beta-carotene. The fruit is well known as "fruit from the paradise" for its unique health promoting as well as disease preventing properties especially among the health conscious, fitness and enthusiasts. The scientific name is Citrus paradisi. Citrus paradisi is a subtropical citrus tree. Botanically, it belongs to the large Rutaceae family of citrus fruits, in the genus: Citrus, and…Read More