In addition to being a sweet and pleasant fruit, the Pink Grapefruit is rich in vitamins and minerals. It tastes much more delicate than yellow grapefruit and can be a great help to supplement vitamin C in our diet. Excellent squeezed can also be consumed in cocktails, fruit salads and salads.
The pink grapefruit is a hybrid between grapefruit and orange and is considered an excellent digestive, has diuretic, disinfectant and stimulating effects on the liver, kidneys and intestines. Rich in sugars, anthocyanins and carotines like lycopene, it contains about 32 kcal with 90 grams of water, 0.63 of proteins, 0.1 of fats, 8 of carbohydrates and 1.1 of fibers. Particularly indicated for the detoxification of the liver and to reduce the cholesterol the pink grapefruit is indicated for the prevention of the tumors.
The pink grapefruit contains a high amount of vitamin C, about 70/80 mg per fruit, with high levels of vitamin A and B. The cloves of this fruit contain numerous fibers, minerals such as potassium and antioxidants. Extremely recommended for those who follow a weight loss diet that, combined with a healthy lifestyle, helps to integrate numerous fibers, induce a sense of satiety and drain excess fluids – Phenylalanine reduces the absorption of food and the sense of hunger and eat it after meals helps to digest. During pregnancy, grapefruit helps to reintegrate the fibers and minerals such as calcium, sodium, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium and flavonoids. The high content of phenylalalin has an antiseptic and antibiotic action against numerous strains of bacteria, viruses, molds and fungi.
Not recommended for those taking cholesterol drugs, as it interferes negatively as for those suffering from gastritis. Grapefruit is able to increase the bioavailability of different pharmacies through a mechanism of inhibition of the activity of some enzymes that are responsible for the metabolization of drugs.