Citrus

Let’s Get Fresh!

Posted on 08/31/2012 by | Cocktails, Spirits and Mixology | Comments

Bulletin TodayThere’s still a few good days left of summer so before the weather turns a few degrees cooler and the leaves begin changing colors, I wanted to invite everyone to get fresh! Huh? Let me explain. My cocktails change just like the seasons. As summer begins, I start thinking of fruity, refreshing cocktails. Gin, rum and tequila start showing up more than whiskey and brandy. More than any other season, I want to incorporate those fantastic fruit flavors of the …

Juicy News: Citrus May Cut Stroke Risk, But Beware of Grapefruit

Posted on 02/27/2012 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthLots of citrusy health news recently: Researchers say a nutrient in vitamin C-rich fruits like oranges, tangerines and grapefruit may help lower women’s risk of stroke, but beware — the Food and Drug Administration also just issued a reminder that fresh grapefruit and grapefruit juice can interfere with some prescription and nonprescription drugs. According to a new study published last week in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association, women who ate the most citrus fruit had a 19 percent …