Foods for Healthy Aging


Grapefruit is a low-calorie source of vitamin C which is used to help grow and repair tissue. It also acts as an antioxidant which may play a role in cancer and heart disease risk. There is some evidence that regular vitamin C intake before catching a cold may shorten the duration the cold.

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February 4, 2014

Last Updated:
September 15, 2014