Grapefruit really reduces appetite, but it is just one of its advantages.
In addition it has an excellent flavor and lowers cholesterol, it stimulates the skin’s health and doing many other things that we are grateful for.
If you do not like the taste of grapefruit, use it in the preparation of juices when you can add a little honey or other fruit that will soften the taste and will preserve all nutritive substances beneficial to health.
Grapefruit is high in vitamin C (one fruit contains more than the recommended daily intake) and contain pectin which reduces cholesterol in the blood.
Yellow grapefruit has less vitamin C than the pink and red who because of the flavonoids that contains (neutralizers of substances that encourage the development of malignant cells), is the prevention of cancer.
National American organization of the chemists recommends grapefruit juice as an obligatory part of breakfast since this fruit is an excellent preventive tool against cancer on lung and colon.
The latest findings on grapefruit confirm that this fruit is especially effective in the fight against viruses and bacteria, and is recommended as a therapy for flu and colds.
From the flower of the grapefruit stem is preparing an extract that treats insomnia and difficulties caused by diseases of the stomach and the heart.
The best choice is the grapefruit with intense red color because it contains the highest level of antioxidants. However, grapefruit can negatively affect the operation of some medications, so it is recommended for its consumption to consult with your doctor.