Do you know how to choose a good grapefruit? Well here is some information that will make you add grapefruits to your shopping list!
Perfect pick: Opt for a heavy fruit (a sign of juiciness) with think skin that is a tad responsive to a squeeze. Small imperfections in color and skin surface are not detrimental to the sweet-tart flavor. Yet, avoid any that are very rough or have soft spots. The same criteria apply for oranges.
Peak Season: October to June
Handle with care: Store refrigerated for 2-3 weeks.
The Payoff: Grapefruits contain an anticancer lycopene and 120% of daily vitamin C needs in 1 cup.
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