Let’s get this straight…Organic Grapefruits help with weight loss, are low in calories, have been shown to prevent breast cancer, help regulate dangerous blood levels which cause heart disease, and are full of essential vitamins and nutrition? Well then…Organic Grapefruits, it is!
Health Benefits: Organic Grapefruits have incredible effects on health. In fact, studies have shown that if eaten before a meal, organic grapefruits help in weight loss and increase metabolism. They also help to stabilize both high and low hematocrit levels, a blood condition leading to heart disease and anemia. Even more, studies have shown that organic grapefruits regulate estrogen levels in women which decreases the risk of breast cancer. And…let’s not forget they also lower cholesterol, help fight cancers, and even help prevent macular degernation!
Nutritional Benefits: Organic Grapefruits contain many important vitamins and minerals, including: Pectin, water-soluble Fibers, Vitamins K, Vitamin C, they are a rich source of Flavonoids, contain plenty of Phytochemials as well as Folic Acid.
When to buy: Organic Grapefruits are available year round, but are the best in late fall – winter. Select grapefruits that feel heavy and have a “sponge” effect to touch. Avoid any grapefruits with discolored skin or bruises near the base.
The Organic Choice: Like other citrus, grapefruits are coated with harmful and dangerous chemicals, so selecting organic is essential!
Organic Cocktails made with Organic Grapefruit: The Grapple