A grapefruit is an antioxidant with potent anti-bacterial properties. This fruit is rich in vitamin A, B, C, D and E. The fruit also contains essential mineral elements vital for a healthy body such as magnesium(Mg), calcium(Ca), phosphorous(P), iron(Fe), copper(Cu), and manganese(Mn)
• One large ripe grapefruit
• One tablespoon of honey
Cut the fruit into halves when cold (direct from the fridge) and remove the pulp with a spoon. Frozen grapes taste much better that’s why it’s preferred to use them immediately from the refrigerator. Put the paste and honey in a blender, mix them continuously until the mixture becomes nice and smooth.
This magical drink contains variety of useful elements required for a healthy body such as;
Pectin: it is a naturally occurring substance found mainly in apples, berries, and other fruits. When heated with sucrose, pectin causes thickening a characteristic of jellies and jams.
Pectin also contributes to the efficient removal of excess cholesterol not required by the body. Eating of grapefruit on a daily basis reduces unwanted cholesterol by 15% and triglyceride by 27%. In addition, pectin lowers insulin levels in the blood while regulating metabolism concurrently.
Lycopene: Lycopene is a pigment that helps in giving fruits and vegetables their red colour. It destroys free radicals to help them not attach on your cells which may wreak havoc on your immune system. Scientifically, lycopene has shown to prevent prostate lungs and stomach cancers.
It helps in fighting harmful substances and toxins in the body. A few sips of this magical drink, 20 minutes after taking your lunch burns about half of the calories acquired during the meal. This magic juice has proven to be excellent containing healing effects on diseases and hypertension. Consequently, grapes contain a variety of ingredients that helps in fighting coldness. Studies have also shown that grapefruits can prevent heart diseases and certain types of cancer.