Grapefruit And Meyer Lemon

Grapefruit and Meyer Lemon

Grapefruit: Grapefruits supply lot of fiber and low calories. It has bioflavonoid that protects us from cancer, heart condition and prevents tumor development. It increases metabolic rate, reduces insulin levels and a good source of weight loss.

It also assists us during indigestion, urinary problems, excess acidity. It works as an excellent appetite suppressant when compared to many other foods.

Research says that that the smell of grapefruit itself reduces hunger. The color inside is pinkish, white or mix of colors depending on variety.  and the name it gets from the way it appears on tree – like grape fruits bunches.

Meyer Lemon: It is a hybrid lime fruit from China. It is named of American agricultural explorer F. N. Meyer.

He bought it from China to US.  It is a hybrid cross between lemon and mandarin orange. Tree looks like ornamental tree.

But fruits are very useful as they can replace traditional lime fruits. It has same medicinal property as lime and is used in cooking and preparation of desserts too. Fruit is yellow color and larger than mandarin orange.

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Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: April 25, 2018

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