10 science-based benefits of grapefruit :Muddassir Platforum
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Grapefruit is a tropical citrus fruit known for its sweet and somewhat bitter taste.
It is rich in nutrients, antioxidants, and fiber, making it one of the healthiest citrus fruits you can eat.
Research shows it can have some powerful health benefits, including weight loss and a reduced risk of heart disease.
Here are 10 evidence-based health benefits of grapefruit.
1. It is low in calories, but rich in nutrients
Grapefruit is incredibly healthy food to include in your diet. That's because it is high in nutrients, but low in calories. In fact, it is one of the lowest-calorie fruits.
It provides a good amount of fiber, in addition to more than 15 beneficial vitamins and minerals.
Here are some of the main nutrients found in half a medium-sized grapefruit (1):
Calories: 52Carbohydrates: 13 gramsProtein: 1 gramFiber: 2 gramsVitamin C: 64% of the RDIVitamin A: 28% of the RDIPotassium: 5% of the RDIThiamine: 4% of the RDIFolate: 4% of the RDIMagnesium: 3% of the RDI
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