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The balancing act of citrus fruits high in vitamin C

Photo by Rachel and Molly Aiudi

Citrus fruits pack a punch with loads of health benefits — and they can make you pucker with their sour to sweet flavors.

During the year we consume a lot of citrus fruits, whether it’s the orange juice we have with breakfast, the lemon we use to flavor our water or the slice of grapefruit we choke down half willingly (and sometimes cheat by adding a spoonful of sugar).

What is commonly known about citrus fruits such as oranges, lemons, limes and grapefruit is that they are high in vitamin C. 

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