Did you know? Organic grapefruits are an excellent source of many nutrients and phytochemicals. The organic grapefruit is a good source of vitamin C, fiber,and the pink and red hues contain the beneficial antioxidant lycopene.Some studies have shown grapefruit helps lower cholesterol mand there is evidence that the seeds have high levels of antioxidant properties. Organic grapefruit forms a core part of the “grapefruit diet”, the theory being that the fruit’s low glycemic index is able to help the body’s metabolism burn fat.
We do love our organic grapefruits here. Aside from the fact that they are entirely delicious they also possess some pretty special health properties.
Luckily organic grapefruits are available to us almost all year round. This is great news particularly since they are so good for the immune system and the fight against the pesky flue. Flavanoids and antioxidants present in the organic grapefruit make it a useful tool when you want to introduce more anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, cancer preventing, antibacterial and antiviral properties into your diet.
A few more interesting benefits linked to the organic grapefruit include relief of insomnia, reduced flatulence, alleviation of fever and boosting energy.