The fruit is an excellent source of nutrients responsible for a healthy diet. It contains a substantial amount of vitamins, including vitamin C, which contribute to the proper functioning of the immune system. Grapefruit is also known for its antioxidant properties connected to its content of vitamins E and P. It supports heart and circulatory system health, regulates digestion and speeds up metabolism. The nutrients contained in grapefruit prevent the oxidation of the so called bad cholesterol (LDL). This function is served in particular by the white membranes, which are often discarded due to their bitter taste. Grapefruit contributes, moreover, to maintaining correct blood glucose levels. Hence, a diet rich in this fruit is recommended for diabetes prevention (a healthy lifestyle, which contributes to the maintenance of health). Naringenin and pectins contained in grapefruit support the metabolism and speed up digestive processes, which is particularly beneficial for those who wish to lose weight. Grapefruit flesh contains acids, which accelerate urine production, contributing in this way to the proper functioning of the urinary tract and kidneys. Furthermore, it supports the cleansing of the colon of accumulated toxins and remains of undigested food.
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