Grapefruit (Chakotra)

Moisture 92.0% Protein 0.7%
Fat 0.1% Minerals 0.2%
Carbohydrate 7.0% Vitamin C 31 mg
Calcium 20 mg Phosphorus 20 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
>Calorific Value - 32 (values per 100 gms)
>Small amount of Vitamin B complex, Vitamin A and P
Origin and Distribution

The grapefruit occupies a high place among the citrus fruits becuase of its flavour,its appetising properties and its refreshing qualities The grapefruit is indigenous to Indo-China, Thailand and Malaya. It is now extensively grown in West Indies, Israel, Brazil, South Africa, Austrailia, Newzealand, U.S.A. and India.

Natural Benefits Of eating Grapefruit

The fruit is nutritive and refrigent and possesses very much the same properties as the orange, lemon and lime. The grapefruit is often used as table salad and is taken together with other fruit and vegetables.

  • Grapefruit as Salad and Appetiser

The grapefruit is an excellent appetiser.It promotes salivary and gastric digestion. It is an important health-builder and a tonic.

Grapefruit For Various Diseases

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