Grapefruit is famous for being a powerful antioxidant and for his strong antibacterial properties. It is high in vitamin C, contain vitamins A, B, D, E, and calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, zinc, copper and iron.
The Magical drink of health and beauty
- One large ripe grapefruit
- One tablespoon of honey
Start by cutting the grapefruit in half, it’s preferable to be cold (from the fridge). Then remove the pulp with a spoon and put it in a blender together with the honey. Blend until you get a smooth texture.
This magical drink contains useful elements like:
Pectin –contributes to efficient excretion of excess cholesterol (eating grapefruit daily reduces bad cholesterol by 15.5 percent and triglycerides by 27 percent). It can also reduce the insulin level in the blood and stabilizes the metabolism.
Lycopene – helps in fighting toxins and harmful substances in the body.
Take few sips of the drink after lunch (wait 20 minutes after eating). This will burn nearly half the calories gained during the meal. This drink will also help you treat on hypertension and cardiovascular diseases.
Moreover, grapefruit contains a number of ingredients that will help you fight the common cold and it is proven that prevents certain types of cancer and heart diseases.