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My life changed when I ate grapefruit



As a child, I watched my grandfather eat grapefruit regularly. Eager to be like him, I requested to taste it, and hated it. What was wrong with the man?

A decade and some change later, I’d drastically changed the way I ate to manage my migraines. Processed foods had become a decreasing part of my diet, while natural foods became the foundation, so my taste completely changed. While perusing the grocery store for new foods, I found myself staring at a grapefruit.


I decided to give it a go.  After all, who knew what would happen?

The next morning I was in for a shocking surprise. I didn’t like it; I loved it. That was six years ago and grapefruit has since become a staple.

When’s the last time you tried something new or something you long ago decided you didn’t like? Your tastes change, if you let them. Expand your palette for life.

2 Responses to My life changed when I ate grapefruit

  1. Great read!

    I’ve had the opportunity to try things I would have never imagined myself trying not too long ago. Some of them are only ok, but others have become foods that I grave on a regular basis. (Who knew!?)

    Expanding your horizons is now, and forever will be, the way to go. I’m happy for you!

  2. I just started eating (ruby red) grapefruit (NO SUGAR!) since I’ve been on my quest for shiny skin and a flat torso, lol. I could never stomach it without an excessive amount of sugar that damn near made the grapefruit obsolete but now I eat them whole and natural. I found myself waking up this morning and a frown on my face when I realized I had no more grapefruits in the fridge.

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