Grapefruit for Weightloss
Eating grapefruit after each meal helps you lose the pounds for many reasons:
- Grapefruit are high in fiber, which keeps us feeilng full so we don''t overeat.
- Grapefruit are almost 90%. Some studies suggest getting more water from fruits and veggies beats simply drinking water by itself because the fiber helps hold the fluids in your body, increasing hydration of tissues. Increasing water consumption helps flush toxins from our bodies, increases energy and metabolism, also helping us to lose weight.
Grapefruit contain vital nutrients and when we give our body the nutrition it needs, we tend not to crave unhealthy foods containing sugar and empty carbohydrates.
Grapefruit contain vitamin C, which boosts immunity and helps stop inflammation and damage by free radicals in our body. They also contain lycopene, an antioxidant which helps fight certain types of cancer, such as prostate cancer in men and is good for your eyes. Certain enzymes in grapefruit also help the liver remove cancer causing toxins in the body.
Grapefruit contains pectin, a water soluable fiber which helps lower cholesterol.
Adding half a grapefruit to meals, eating it as a snack or drinking grapefruit daily is one easy way to increase health, reduce the risk of many cancers and lose weight. That''s a powerful punch for one small fruit.
Note: Grapefruit can react with certain types of medications such as Prozac, Lipitor, Prednisone and others - including Viagra. If you are on any medication, you should check with your doctor or pharmacist before adding grapefruit to your diet.