We have a new favorite fruit –Grapefruit. Why you may ask? Well it saves us from buying new jeans because our old ones don’t fit around the waist. Yes you guessed it right. Grapefruits are great for losing weight. They are fast becoming the go-to fruit for foodies like us who like to indulge in our favorite dishes once in a while.
Here are 4 reasons why Grapefruit is our new lunch buddy
Goodbye cravings: Recent studies have shown that grapefruits affect the liver enzymes which curb our cravings and incite weight loss. Researches even speculate that even sniffing a grapefruit is quite effective in producing the same results. Next time you’re out buying shower gels and shampoos you know what flavor to look for.
Grape-filled tummy: Grapefruits are high in fiber content, which ensures that your stomach is full for longer periods of time. Have an urge to snack, munch on a grapefruit. It contains only 53 calories and 2 grams of fiber.
It’s a low calorie substitute: you can use slices of grapefruit to substitute dried fruit in salads or as a nice side-dish for your dinner. It’s also a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth
Reduce your blood sugar: This awesome fruit has compounds that reduce insulin levels – which means your body can use food for energy instead of storing it as fat.