Supercharge Your Diet With These 5 Science-Backed Benefits of Grapefruit
Grapefruits are one of those fruits that people either love or hate! But if they are to your taste, you could be giving your body a real boost by eating them regularly. All citrus fruits are good for you, but grapefruits are at the top of the pile regarding health benefits. Unfortunately, not everyone can eat grapefruit as it can interact with some medications. But, if you’re not in that boat, your body will thank you if you add a regular serving to your diet.
Grapefruit is Rich in Many Nutrients
Grapefruits are both high in nutrients and super low in calories. Fruits tend to have more calories than vegetables, but grapefruit contains less natural sugars than most fruits, making it one of the lowest-calorie choices available. Like all citrus fruits, they are rich in vitamin C, but the benefits don’t end there. They are a good source of fiber, vitamin A, thiamine, and folate. Grapefruits are also rich in antioxidants, which help to reduce inflammation throughout the body.
If consuming grapefruit is safe for you, it makes an excellent addition to your diet. It can help in many aspects of your health but has particular benefits for heart health and reducing the risk of many forms of cancer. So, if you like the taste, you definitely should be adding more grapefruit to your diet.
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