Benefits Of Grapefruit
Low in calories, high in fiber, a great antioxidant, and source of vitamin c.
1/2 a Grapefruit provides 46.86 mg of Vitamin C (or 78.1% of the recommended daily value)
The Pectin Fiber contained in Grapefruit is known to slow down the development of atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), while lowering blood levels or harmful cholesterol.
Pink and Red Grapefruit contain the antioxidant Lycopene which appear to have anti-tumor activity and have the highest capacity to help fight oxygen free radicals which are compounds that can damage cells.
Grapefruit’s Naringenin Repairs DNA in human prostate cancer cells
Grapefruit provides 348 mg or 3.5 of the Daily Value of Vitamin B5 needed by the body to metabolize proteins, fats and carbs
Prevents arthritis and works as an antiseptic | helps break down inorganic calcium, which builds up in the cartilage of joints
How To Enjoy Grapefruit
Raw right out of the rind
A glass of fresh squeezed grapefruit juice
sliced over a salad to add flavor and tart taste
combine with chili peppers and cilantro to make a citrus salsa
and soo many other ways!
How do you enjoy grapefruit? Have an awesome recipe to share? I’d love to hear it!