Making Smoothies with Grapefruit

Grapefruit is a large citrus fruit that grows on a variety of evergreen tree. The fruit's peel color ranges from pale yellow to orange in color with the flesh ranging from yellow to deep red; all of this depending on the variety. Grapefruit flesh is juicy in texture and ranges in flavor from sour and bitter (lighter in color) to sweet (deeper pink/red color).

Grapefruit Flavor Pairings

Spearmint, Vanilla Extract, Cinnamon (Ground), Rosemary, Lime, Kiwifruit, Raspberry, Pineapple, Strawberry, Brussel Sprout, Cabbage, Celery, Kale, Endive, Jerusalem-artichoke, Jicama, Watercress, Fennel Bulb, Hazelnuts, Cilantro, Banana, Avocado (commercial), Brown Sugar, Coconut Meat, Grapes, Honey, Olive Oil, Peppermint, Beet Root, Arugula, Pomegranate, Parsley, Passion-fruit, Pear, Walnuts, Papaya, Lemon, Hot Chili Pepper (red), Onion (spring/scallion), Ginger Root, Cashews, Orange,
Grapefruit Nutrition Facts
Amount Per 100g
Calories 32.0
Calories from Fat 0.9
Total Fat 0.1g
Saturated Fat 0.014g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.024g
Cholesterol 0.0mg
Sodium 0.0mg
Potassium 139.0mg
Total Carbohydrate 8.08g
Dietary Fiber 1.1g
Sugars 6.98g
Protein 0.63g
Vitamin A 46.0µg
Vitamin C 34.4mg
Calcium 12.0mg
Iron 0.09mg
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs.
Choline 7.7mg
Folate 10.0µg
Niacin 0.25mg
Riboflavin 0.02mg
Thiamin 0.036mg
Vitamin B-12 0.0µg
Vitamin B-6 0.042mg
Vitamin D 0.0IU
Vitamin E 0.13mg
Vitamin K 0.0µg
Copper 0.047mg
Magnesium 8.0mg
Phosphorus 8.0mg
Selenium 0.3µg
Zinc 0.07mg
Caffeine 0.0mg
Theobromine 0.0mg
Water 90.89g
All nutrient values are calculated from the USDA nutrition database.
Scientific Name Citrus paradisi
Nitrogen Factor 6.25
Protein Factor 3.36
Fat Factor 8.37
Carb Factor 3.6