The grapefruit is that somewhat undermined (as it rarely gets much attention when fruits are getting mentioned) yet an awesome citrus fruit. The grapefruit needs attention because of the benefits it has to offer and below are some reasons why you need to pay them more attention:
# Grapefruits contain vitamin C which means it contains immune boosting properties.
# The Vitamin C contained in grape fruits naturally boosts the amount of glutathione in the body which helps conquer the effects of stress and aging.
# It is high in antiviral phytonutrients called terpene limonoids which helps keep cold and flu viruses at bay. The terpene limonoids also help lower cholesterol in the blood.
# It is great for weight loss. Studies confirm that one could lose up to 10 pounds in a couple of weeks through simply including grape fruit in your diet without changing anything in your diet.
# Grapefruit contains powerful antioxidants that help protect the body’s cells from damage.
# Grapefruits contain natural anti-pain properties as they contain natural aspirin content.
# Grapefruits clean your arteries. They contain a special type of fiber (pectin) which helps to remove arterial buildup and also helps keep you regular and promotes intestinal health.
# Smelling the scent of grapefruit regularly was shown to suppress weight gain, according to research published in Experimental Biology and Medicine.
# Pink grapefruit contains lycopene, which helps protect against bladder, cervical, and pancreatic cancer.
# Limonene which is found mostly on the grapefruit skin contains natural anti-cancer properties, pancreatic cancer.