Vitamin A - Vitamin A does your body a world of wonder. It supports good vision by maintaining healthy retinas and acts as an antioxidant in your body by protecting from free radicals. It plays an essential part in replacing worn out or old tissue with newer tissue to ensure healthy bones and teeth. Vitamin A is a powerful antioxidant that protects us from common health problems such as cancer and atherosclerosis.

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Vitamin C - Just one half of a grapefruit delivers 80% of your recommended dietary allowance of Vitamin C. Research shows that Vitamin C is essential for your immune system, healing wounds and forming and repairing tissues such as collagen, blood vessels, ligament, cartilage and skin. It’s also an antioxidant which limits your risk for arthritis, cancer and heart disease. Your body doesn't store Vitamin C, so you need to consume it every day.

a grapefruit a day, can keep the cholesterol away

Just 1 Grapefruit a day can lower cholesterol.  A study in the Journal of Agricultural & Food Chemistry revealed that enjoying one grapefruit a day can help lower "bad" LDL cholesterol levels by 15.5% and triglycerides by 27%.  *Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (Feb 2006 issue).

eat it whole, get more fiber

Fiber promotes digestive health and may even reduce the risk of certain cancers, most notably colon cancer.  Grapefruit has a whopping 12 grams of dietary fiber in each serving -- but here's the catch.  Most of the fiber is in the white pith of the fruit and the thin membrane that separates each pulpy section of the fruit -- that's why eating your grapefruit whole is much better for you than drinking it juiced.

the grapefruit diet is not a myth

Research shows that 1/2 a Grapefruit with each meal can increase weight loss.  A 12-week study found that participants who ate half a grapefruit with each meal (without making any other dietary changes) shed up to 10 lbs.  Research Centre at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, CA. (Research data 2006)

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