Grapefruit from Sicily is rich in vitamins, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and flavonoids such as naringenin and limonene, which give the fruit antioxidant and anti-tumour properties.
The beneficial properties of grapefruit:
- It fights free radicals.
- It has powerful purifying properties.
- It stimulates the digestive system and is useful for those with digestive problems: it stimulates the production of digestive enzymes, without making the stomach too acidic.
- It has a fat burning action and, being rich in fibre, is nutritious and filling.
- It helps the liver to eliminate waste.
Be aware that grapefruit can react with pharmaceutical drugs!