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Grapefruit Infused water makes me thirsty, why??
« on: 09/09/2009 11:25:26 »
Hey there

I have this quirk, I love to cut up a citrus fruit and leave it overnight in a jug of water, then the next day I consume the water and love it!! beats coke and fanta all the time!

I usually use lemons and oranges, but I am experimenting with grapefruit, and after I down a tall glass of the grapefruit water I feel very thirsty and have to down a glass of normal water afterwards.

This is not the same as oranges and lemons, it might be because of the bitter taste...

Any suggestions???


 

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Grapefruit Infused water makes me thirsty, why??
« Reply #1 on: 10/09/2009 08:50:28 »
Perhaps it has something to do with the sugar content to acidity ratio:

Fruit:        Sugar g/100g       Acidity

Lemon             2                 5%
Grapefruit        6                 2%
Orange           11                1.2%
« Last Edit: 10/09/2009 16:23:19 by Don_1 »
 

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« Reply #2 on: 10/09/2009 10:12:05 »
Perhaps it has something to do with the sugar content to acidity ratio:

Fruit:        Sugar g/100g       Acidity

Lemon             2                 5
Grapefruit        6                 2
Orange           11                1.2

Thanks for that, I'll have a look into it
 

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Grapefruit Infused water makes me thirsty, why??
« Reply #3 on: 10/09/2009 12:16:29 »
so don, lemons are less acidic than oranges?

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« Reply #4 on: 10/09/2009 16:22:56 »
Sorry, I didn't make that clear, did I!

I will ammend that.

There, done. It should have been expressed as a %.
« Last Edit: 10/09/2009 16:25:20 by Don_1 »
 

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