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10

Oct

Grapefruit diet earns redemption, new study suggestsBerkeley researchers find that grapefruit juice stems weight loss by 18 percent in mice and may be as effective as diabetes drugs in lowering glucose.

Grapefruit diet earns redemption, new study suggests
Berkeley researchers find that grapefruit juice stems weight loss by 18 percent in mice and may be as effective as diabetes drugs in lowering glucose.

04

Feb

31

Jan

jerryjamesstone:

Candied Grapefruit Peels
I love fresh squeezed juice. It’s one of Sunday’s little pleasures. Sure, I could make it anytime I want to but I never do. I always feel too rushed during the week. But Sunday is perfect. It’s a day of fresh squeezed juice, pancakes made from scratch and, if it’s warm enough, an afternoon spent in Dolores Park.
But every time I make it, I am a bit annoyed by all the left over peels. In fact, I feel this way anytime I eat or use citrus fruit in a recipe. And one can only add so much citrus to their worm composting bin, ya know? Sure, the city composts too but it still feels wasteful. Especially since it takes quite a few grapefruits to fill up a glass. Even more so if you are making orange juice!
This country wastes too much food so I am always looking for ways to eat what is usually discarded. And while I haven’t gone full-on freegan (or even tried it), candying citrus peels seems like a reasonable compromise. Right?

jerryjamesstone:

Candied Grapefruit Peels

I love fresh squeezed juice. It’s one of Sunday’s little pleasures. Sure, I could make it anytime I want to but I never do. I always feel too rushed during the week. But Sunday is perfect. It’s a day of fresh squeezed juice, pancakes made from scratch and, if it’s warm enough, an afternoon spent in Dolores Park.

But every time I make it, I am a bit annoyed by all the left over peels. In fact, I feel this way anytime I eat or use citrus fruit in a recipe. And one can only add so much citrus to their worm composting bin, ya know? Sure, the city composts too but it still feels wasteful. Especially since it takes quite a few grapefruits to fill up a glass. Even more so if you are making orange juice!

This country wastes too much food so I am always looking for ways to eat what is usually discarded. And while I haven’t gone full-on freegan (or even tried it), candying citrus peels seems like a reasonable compromise. Right?

30

Jan


 Why can’t I have grapefruit while taking certain prescription drugs? 



It’s more than making sure that you don’t take your pills with a gulp of grapefruit juice.
It’s more than making sure that you don’t take your pills with a gulp of grapefruit juice.

08

Aug

Grapefruit juice boosts power of cancer medicationGrapefruit juice has been shown to inhibit certain enzymes that slow down drugs from entering the bloodstream.

Grapefruit juice boosts power of cancer medication
Grapefruit juice has been shown to inhibit certain enzymes that slow down drugs from entering the bloodstream.