What's Great About Grapefruit
Boosts your metabolism
Consuming more of this citrus can help you lose pounds: People who ate half of a grapefruit before each meal (without making any other dietary changes) shed an average of three and a half pounds over 12 weeks, found a study from the Nutrition and Metabolic Research Center at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, California.
"The fruit's compounds aid in fat burning and stabilizing blood-sugar and insulin levels," says Christine Gerbstadt, MD, author of Doctor’s Detox Diet. So it’s a natural hunger-buster.
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