These grapefruit facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including grapefruit in your diet.
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You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include grapefruit in your diet.
The grapefruit is:
- Low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium
- High in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Dietary Fiber and Potassium
The nutritional value of grapefruit means that it's good for:
- Losing weight
- Maintaining good general health
Avoid eating grapefruit if you're interested in:
- Gaining weight
The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of grapefruit.
|Preparation||Portion||Carbs (g)||Fiber (g)||Fat (g)||Energy (kj)|
|Grapefruit (raw & peeled)||1/2 (110g)||5||1||0||115|
|Grapefruit (canned in juice)||1/2 cup (125g)||19||0.5||0||330|
|Grapefruit juice (sweetened)||1 cup (200ml)||19||0||0||365|
|Grapefruit juice (unsweetened)||1 cup (200ml)||16||0||0||300|