As we have tangerines and oranges, in China grapefruit is in the first place - it is sold everywhere, on the streets of cities and towns.
Grapefruit also contains antioxidants that lower cholesterol levels and improve the proportion of HDL- and LDL-lipoproteins contained.
Thus, one grapefruit per day contributes to the normalization of blood cholesterol levels. This is especially important for people suffering from ischemic heart disease and circulatory diseases, for whom elevated cholesterol levels are another risk factor.
Researchers from the Hebrew University (Jerusalem) concluded in 2006 that "red"-fleshed grapefruits contain much more cholesterol-lowering substances than "yellow" varieties of grapefruits.
Modern scientific research has shown that the beneficial properties of grapefruit include a very strong cleansing and detoxifying effect of this citrus fruit. Rich in fiber and fluid, grapefruits help accelerate the removal of toxins, radionuclides and harmful substances from the body, as well as the processes of removing fluid, which in turn contribute to weight loss.
Grapefruit, eaten after a meal, stabilizes insulin levels, reduces hunger and enhances the breakdown of fats obtained from food. It is in the grapefruit peel that the maximum amount of glycosides that contribute to weight loss is concentrated, the grapefruit peel is rich in naringenin.
Grapefruit peel is that part of the fruit that you should not throw away, if you are losing weight on grapefruits, you can use it by adding it when brewing tea or making an infusion, just pour boiling water over it for a couple of hours.