A subtropical tree bears somewhat bitter and semi fruit called Grape Fruit.
Grape Fruit originated in Barbados as an accidental hybrid between sweet orange and pomelo.
Being loaded with fiber, Grape fruits can effectively prevent constipation.
Fiber promotes intestinal peristalsis making the passage of stools through the intestines alot more easier.
The citrus action of grape fruit acts as a hydrolyzer for protein and helps digest meat.
Vitamin C is present in substantial quantities in this blessed fruit.
Vitamin C, being an antioxidant vitamin boosts the production of collagen, the most abundant protein in the body.
Collagen provides structural support to the tissues and prevents the progression of signs of aging like saggy skin, fine lines, wrinkles etc
PREVENTS COLON CANCER
Fiber in Grape Fruit acts as a barrier between toxins in the stool and colonic mucosa preventing incidence of developing colon cancer.
Vitamin C promotes the production of white blood cells and increase body’s immune response while fighting infections and viruses.
Grape Fruit with its vitamin C and folic acid can promptly reduce symptoms associated with allergies like inflammation and increased mucus production.
Fiber adds bulk to the contents of the stomach inducing stretch receptors send signals to the brain promoting satiety and helping you lower your calorie intake.
LOWERS BLOOD PRESSURE
With its affluent levels of potassium, grape fruits can lower blood pressure.
Recent studies suggest that the inclusion of high potassium foods in ur diet can be equally as beneficial in lowering sodium intake.