Jan Challenge Day 17 | Eat A Grapefruit

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Why you should be consuming more grapefruit - Trying to lose weight? According to one study, eating half a grapefruit before each meal may help you slim down faster, thanks to the fruit's fat-burning properties and its beneficial effect on blood sugar and insulin levels. Grapefruit is also hydrating, filling, and packed with immunity-boosting antioxidants. Furthermore, a glass of chilled grapefruit juice, especially in winter, helps seriously boost your levels of vitamin C, which gives grapefruits a high place amongst various citrus fruits. It's packed with the benefits derived from various nutrients and vitamins, including potassium and lycopene.

Reference: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16579728

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