It is said to be the most effective dietary hardener recommended for those who want fast results. Not only does it cut off appetite, but it is already known that a grapefruit contains enough vitamin C, enzymes, high quality carbohydrates and fiber. And if you do not fit the New Year's dress, follow the wonderful grapefruit diet.
Although we want to get rid of some extra pounds, specialists advise us not to abuse this diet and not to eat excessive grapefruit.
Wonderful diet with grapefruit:
breakfast: Eat half grapefruit or 400 ml freshly squeezed, unsweetened grapefruit juice. Add two hard boiled eggs and two slices of chicken or turkey ham.
lunch: Take half grapefruit or 400 ml unsweetened grapefruit juice. Add a chicken or turkey beef with a slice of whole flour bread plus culinary salad.
dinner: Take half grapefruit or 400 ml unsweetened grapefruit juice. Add grilled or fried fish, fried, with a rich salad of many fresh vegetables.
Contains many vitamins: Vitamin C, A, calcium, magnesium, vitamin E, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, potassium, folic acid, zinc, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, manganese, copper.
· Contributes to burning fat by accelerating metabolism.
Helps the immune system to fight infections.
Contains fiber that gives the feeling of unsightly eating appetite.
· Regulates insulin levels and reduces the risk of type II diabetes.
· Regulates cholesterol and blood pressure
Contains antioxidants and is beneficial to prevent chronic conditions such as heart disease or cancer.
Citric acid in grapefruit helps reduce kidney formation.
· It is not recommended that some medicines are taken with grapefruit juice. Anti-cholesterol, cancer against cancer and heart disease can cause serious problems when consumed with grapefruit.
· When new treatments were launched, the number of drugs that caused severe side effects on grapefruit consumption increased from 17 to 43 between 2008 and 2012.
· Grapefruit contains a group of chemicals that inactivate an important enzyme in our body. When this enzyme is inactive, the medicated ones will remain in the body for a long time, not to be properly metabolized. Thus, side effects are damage to the kidneys, the liver, gastrointestinal haemorrhage.