Grapefruit is a well known for its strong antibacterial properties. Fruit which is rich in antioxidants. This fruit has many health benefits, mostly because of its high content of vitamins A, B, C, D, E and also minerals, including iron, phosphorus, zinc, calcium, magnesium, manganese and copper. Especially when is combined with honey is perfect for you if you want to lose weight.
The method of preparation of this healthy and miraculous drink that will help you to lose weight very fast:
- one large grapefruit
- one tablespoon organic honey
First cut the grapefruit and then remove the pulp with a spoon. It’s better to keep it in the refrigerator before you use it, because it will taste better. Then blend the honey and the pulp until you get a smooth and nice texture.
The healthy components in this miraculous drink will protect and improve your health, and pectin and lycopene are the most important ones.
Lycopene eliminates the toxins and dangerous materia from the body.
With consuming 1 grapefruit a day you will reduce triglycerides by 27 % and bad cholesterol by 15 %. Pectin is stimulating excretion of excess cholesterol. Pectin also regulates the reduces the insulin levels and metabolism.
Drink few sips of this beverage after your lunch. This drink will burn almost half of the calories that you’ve consumed during the lunch. You should always wait for twenty minutes before you drink it. It’s also proven that this drink is effective in the treatment of hypertension and cardiovascular diseases.
Note: Grapefruit must NOT be consumed with some medications and certain anti-depressants like for example these psychiatric drugs: buspirone (BuSpar), triazolam (Halcion), sertraline (Zoloft), diazepam (Valium), carbamazepine (Tegretol), midazolam (Versed).