- Useful than a grapefruit - fruit hidden features
The grapefruit diet is useful
The fact that grapefruit helps weight loss, has been known for a long time, and scientists are finding new evidence that it is - not just another myth. It was found that simply including grapefruit in your diet, you can boost weight loss.
The study, which lasted twelve weeks, the researchers observed the weight and metabolic factors (eg for insulin) in 100 men and women. On average, the subjects who with each meal ate half a grapefruit, during the study lost weight by 1.6 kg (some of them, however, have lost more than four kilograms), and the rest - an average of 1.5 kg. Most of the subjects at the same time continued to eat as usual, and only slightly increased exercise. The researchers suggest that people who, seeking to lose weight, will make in your life more significant changes, grapefruit may help you lose more kilos.
In addition, the study found an association between eating grapefruit and insulin levels
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Which is directly related to weight control. The less sharp increase in insulin levels occurs after a meal, the more efficiently the body processes food, and the less fat it lays. Grapefruit apparently contains a substance which under the influence of insulin levels after ingestion is increased gradually, and thereby contributes to weight reduction.
The grapefruit is useful for women
Grapefruit may prevent the development of breast cancer. Women with a family history who have this disease, it is recommended regularly to eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice.
Grapefruit is very useful for the skin and hair, which makes it particularly attractive in terms of the fruit of many women. In particular, due to the large amount of antioxidants
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Grapefruit prevents premature aging of the skin
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, Stimulates collagen production, improving its elasticity. Masks with grapefruit juice helps with acne, lighten age spots, make the skin smooth and soft and improve its tone.
Grapefruit juice deeply cleanses the hair follicles and improves blood circulation in the scalp. When applying grapefruit juice on the scalp, it is possible to accelerate the growth of hair, dandruff cure
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Grapefruit as a weapon to defeat the point of disease
Recently, researchers have discovered a method of producing nanoparticles contained in grapefruit natural lipids, as well as their use for drug delivery. Nanoverktory derived from grapefruit, may be used, for example, to deliver anticancer drugs directly to cancerous cells. They can be modified so that they are directed to specific cells - that is, they function as a kind of launch vehicles, which deliver their cargo (drugs) in the center of the disease. Treatment of animals by this method caused a much less side effects than the case of medication by conventional methods.
Treatment with nanovektorov was also tested for patients with colon cancer - while only using curcumin (a substance that has anti-inflammatory), which was encapsulated into nanoparticles derived from lipids grapefruit. At the moment we only know that this method of administering drugs makes them less toxic than other forms of therapy when taking medications in the form of tablets or capsules. In addition, production of such nanovektorov cheaper production of similar properties of the particles of synthetic material. It is also less harmful to the environment, which, given the current environmental situation, is of great importance.