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Grapefruit

red-grapefruitStudies have shown that grapefruits may reduce our cholesterol levels and more important our insulin levels; which helps our body process food more efficiently and quickly burning more calories and storing less fat.

The grapefruit (Citrus paradise) belongs to the group of citrus, it is a bitter to semi-sweet fruit. It is a good source of vitamin C and fiber (pectin) and it has lycopene that is an antioxidant.

Other potential benefits of grapefruits are: preventing kidneys tones and colon cancer.

You can enjoy grapefruit juice or you can eat the pulp although if you´re not careful eating the white coat of the pulp can leave you with a bitter taste.

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