When the matter concerns citruses and oranges and lemons are mention, which are most popular but there are other fruit to be underestimated such as the grapefruit, the “fruit of paradise” is known as grapefruit because of its characteristics for the prevention of diseases, and enhance the health, grapefruit is rich in vitamin C, one of the most powerful antioxidant. It also contains vitamin (A) potassium foliate, thiamine, vitamin B6, calcium, iron, copper, phosphorus, magnesium, as well as the many plant nutrients and Flavonoids, as well as being low-calorie. According to what was published by the site ‘Top 10 home remedies’.
• Weight Loss: Because grapefruit is filled with vitamin C, fiber and water which are good fruit for persons who try to lose weight because it helps increase the proportion of burning in the body. fiber and water help in reducing hunger and helps to absorb starch and sugar in the body.
A study published in 2006 in the medical magazine food that half of the fruit of fresh grapefruit, before dining helps obviously on weight loss.
• Protects From Cancer: Grapefruit helps to reduce the risk of stomach cancer, colon, the bladder, breast cancer and esophagus cancer. The antioxidants Feature which is rich in grapefruit help to combat the roots of harmful materials that cause damage to cells in the body which is responsible for the deadly diseases such as cancer.
• Strengthens Immunity: Grapefruit help improve immunity and reduce the repeated problems of inflammations and common cold as it contains the natural vitamin C as it works as an antioxidant, helping the body to get the required immune against cold we need, especially in winter.
Grapefruit helps also in the reduction of the inflammations of the body, And this is useful for persons who suffer from diseases such as asthma, osteoporosis and rheumatism.