These tangy pink treats are vitamin C-packed. Fresh red or pink grapefruit has over 30 milligrams of this vitamin per 100 grams.
Women's sports dietitian Gabriela Barreto, MS, RD, CDN, cites research suggesting grapefruit may reduce insulin resistance.
A cup of grapefruit includes 300 milligrams of potassium, almost as much as a banana, the potassium king.
As you know, grapefruit is high in vitamin C and can boost collagen synthesis. Grapefruit may boost collagen production as you age.
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Grapefruit is heart-healthy. "Grapefruit supports heart health thanks to its high fiber, potassium, and antioxidant content," explains Blogilates nutrition lead Breanna Woods, MS RD.
We know grapefruit doesn't speed fat reduction. It's full and low-calorie, so it's a great weight loss strategy. Grapefruit is abundant in fiber, which may help you lose weight by keeping you fuller longer.
Barreto claims that one grapefruit provides 64% of people' vitamin C needs. Vitamin C's high content aids iron absorption.