Tips for Buying and add Grapefruit to the Diet

Buy grapefruit in winter because citrus fruits ripen then and are fresher.

Choose a grapefruit that is weighty for its size and tender when squeezed.

Harvest or buy ripe grapefruits since they don't ripen after plucking.

Store grapefruit at room temperature, out of direct sunlight.

add grapefruit to the diet

Sprinkle walnuts or pecans, crumbled cheese, and mild balsamic vinegar over grapefruit slices in a salad for lunch or supper.

Serve 1⁄2 a grapefruit for breakfast or a starter.

Pour grapefruit juice for a cool drink. Combine sour fruit with orange juice.

Grapefruit with strawberries, pineapple, mandarin oranges, and grapes makes a fruit salad.

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