An Apple a Day View More

An apple a day is supposed to keep the doctor away by reducing the risk of developing cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease.   But it’s time to add to that list, because in addition to being rich in important antioxidant polyphenols, flavonoids, and fiber, it turns out that the non-digestible compounds in… Continue Reading

Grapefruit View More

(Citrus paradisi)   Proclaimed as one of the “seven wonders of Barbados”, the grapefruit is a hybrid between a Jamaican sweet orange and an Indonesia pomelo. Legend tells of a 17th century English ship captain who brought seeds across the ocean to breed this tart beauty. Botanists spin a likelier tale of a naturally occurring… Continue Reading