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Fresh Fruit: A Great Way to Lose Weight at Home!

By: | Comments Off on Fresh Fruit: A Great Way to Lose Weight at Home! | On: April 12, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

It’s been said that, by the time the pandemic finally peters out, each one of us will be one (or possible two) of the following: a hunk, a chunk or a drunk! If you’d prefer to be a hunk – or at least fit and healthy! – it might be a good... more

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Why Does Grapefruit Help with Weight Loss?

By: | Comments Off on Why Does Grapefruit Help with Weight Loss? | On: April 2, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts, Healthy Eating

Folks, grab hold of your serrated grapefruit spoons: there just may be something in that whole “grapefruit diet” thing after all! Researchers there found that the simple act of adding grapefruit or grapefruit juice to one’s diet can indeed result in weight loss. Principal researcher Dr. Ken Fujioka with the... more

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Do Cara Cara Oranges Have Seeds?

By: | Comments Off on Do Cara Cara Oranges Have Seeds? | On: March 31, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

When you consider fruit delivery as a gift, it makes sense to go with one of the more exotic and rare varieties that you won’t normally find in a grocery store. That’s where Cara Cara Navel Oranges come in as a great choice! When you hear the term “Navel Orange,”... more

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Tangerines: A Tasty, Healthy Snack for Kids

By: | Comments Off on Tangerines: A Tasty, Healthy Snack for Kids | On: March 23, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

Did you know that giving your kids snacks can actually be a good thing? Kids need even more nutrients than adults in order to grow and develop properly, and achieving their recommended daily allowance can be tough when their diets are limited to a three-meals-a-day schedule. That said, what and... more

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What Are the Health Benefits of Navel Oranges?

By: | Comments Off on What Are the Health Benefits of Navel Oranges? | On: March 10, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts, Healthy Eating

We here at Hale Groves take great pride in our Grove Navel Oranges. Bright, colorful, fragrant and refreshing, these beauties are not only prized for their tangy-sweet taste, they’re nutritional super foods, too! Low in calories and packed with vitamin C, flavonoids, fiber and potassium, Navel Oranges really are one... more

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Grapefruit Growing Regions

By: | Comments Off on Grapefruit Growing Regions | On: February 25, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

At Hale Groves, we’ve been told that eating our succulent grapefruit is like enjoying a “slice of Florida sunshine.” Makes perfect sense to us! Though grapefruit is believed to have originated in Barbados, Florida and Texas offer ideal growing environments for the fruit. Here’s why: Grapefruit grows best in locations... more

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What Makes Pink Grapefruit Special

By: | Comments Off on What Makes Pink Grapefruit Special | On: February 25, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

Want to make sure you’re always feeling in the pink? Add pink grapefruit to your diet! Here’s the scoop on this fabulous citrus fruit: Health Benefits of Grapefruit We might be biased at Hale Groves, but we sometimes think grapefruit should be renamed greatfruit! Known for its abundance of vitamin... more

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A Look Inside the Groves – February 2021 Hale Groves Update

By: | Comments Off on A Look Inside the Groves – February 2021 Hale Groves Update | On: February 11, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts, Grove Update

Our grove is in full growing mode producing Navels, Cara Cara Navels and GoldenBelles.   The harvest of our Cara Cara Navel Oranges are ready to be picked by hand and will continue to ripen to perfection while they wait to be shipped to your home. The Cara Cara Navels... more

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4 Fun Facts About Grapefruit

By: | Comments Off on 4 Fun Facts About Grapefruit | On: February 1, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

Does grapefruit’s tart taste and diet-food reputation put you off? If so, it might just be time for you to give this citrus powerhouse another try – in addition to being one of the healthiest fruits you can eat (grapefruit is rich in nutrients, antioxidants and fiber), it also comes... more

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5 Facts About Navel Oranges That Might Surprise You!

By: | Comments Off on 5 Facts About Navel Oranges That Might Surprise You! | On: February 1, 2021 | Category: Fruit Facts

One of the most popular fruits in the world, the classic navel orange is also one of the healthiest: navel orange nutrition includes high levels of Vitamins C and A, fiber and potassium. Navel oranges are a great snack for those watching their weight (there are only 17.5g of carbs... more

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