Flavonoids in Grapefruit and Commercial Grapefruit Juices: Concentration, Distribution, and Potential Health Benefi ts

Abstract

Florida is the main producer of grapefruit (Citrus paradisi Macf.) in the world. Grapefruit provide not only the traditional nutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, minerals), but also phytochemicals such as fl avonoids, which are not essential for life, but may provide many health benefi ts. Flavanones are the dominant fl avonoids, and account for… (More)

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