Organic grapefruits are a medium to large citrus fruit, often 10-15 centimeters in diameter, and round in shape. Organic grapefruits are rich in nutrients, antioxidants and fiber, making them one of the healthiest citrus fruits. Their health benefits are known to include reduced risk of heart disease, weight loss and may increase resistance to diabetes. The peel of the grapefruit is smooth and firm and has a yellow-orange color with a pink blush. Underneath the peel of the organic grapefruit the dark red flesh is soft and tasty. Organic grapefruits are tender and juicy with a sweet-tart, mildly acidic flavor.
Organic grapefruits are best eaten raw and fresh directly from the fruit. However, organic grapefruit also gives you the possibility of creating marinades, jams and juices to flavor meats and birds. Fresh organic grapefruit juice is a great way to give your body a boost of goodness.