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Decoding Blood Oranges: Discovery of the Ruby Gene

March 15th, 2012 | by Patricia Larenas

Blood oranges are famous for their striking blood red pulp and high content of health-promoting anthocyanins. Researchers have identified the gene responsible for the color and health benefits, and they are trying to create a new, more widely accessible variety


Citrus Fruits Linked to Reduced Stroke Risk

February 29th, 2012 | by Tanya Sitton

Fruit and veggie lovers, rejoice: yet another study confirms that plant-based foods are good for you! Consumption of flavonone-rich citrus fruits reduces stroke risk, according to new research



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