Cooperative Extension Service P.O. Box 3354• Laramie, WY 82071-3354 (307) 766-5124 • fax (307) 766-3998 • www.uwyo.edu/ces/ December, 2009 30-Second Radio PSA – 75 words Refresh with GRAPEFRUIT this winter! Get a boost on your Vitamin C intake while enjoying a refreshing seasonal fruit this winter. There are many reasons to enjoy grapefruit during the winter months, the best being simply for its juicy refreshment. Red and pink grapefruit also provide a good source of lycopene, an antioxidant shown to be helpful in prostate cancer prevention. Contact your University of Wyoming Extension Nutrition and Food Safety Educator for more ideas on “Living Well in Wyoming.” ### Sources: Jennifer Jacobsen, RD, Nutrition & Food Safety Educator, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension The Oxford Companion to Food, Davidson, A., Oxford University Press, 1999, Oxford. On Food & Cooking- The Science & Lore of the Kitchen, McGee, H., Scribner, 2004, New York. ‘Citrus Super fruits: Multiple Potential Health Benefits’, Bhimanagouda, S. Patil, PhD., Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Texas A&M University, 2009. The University of Wyoming and the United States Department of Agriculture cooperate. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. ‘Nutritional and Health Benefits of Citrus Fruits’, Economos, C., Tufts University School of Nutrition Science, Clay, W.D., Food and Nutrition Division FAO, Rome, 1998. ‘New Web site provides information on grapefruit-drug interactions’, Homewood, L., University of Florida Health News, 2005. The University of Wyoming and the United States Department of Agriculture cooperate. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.