OF CITRUS FRUITS
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The Whole versus Just the Juice
Glycemic Index Values
Citrus fruit, due to its high acidity, helps slow gastric emptying. This affinity for protracting digestion, just the opposite of "burning foods fast", is synonymous with a so-called "preservation", or conservation of energy in people! As you then can go for longer periods of time while eating less, hunger is put off. Hence, a staple citrus regimen is useful for dieting.
Glycemic Index values for various fruits and fruit juices, along with their respective acidity levels are listed below. Notice how whole citrus fruits exhibit lower overall GI values than their respective fruit juices. The disparity appears to be greatest for grapefruits; meaning you get much more nutrition by consuming the entire fruit, as opposed to just drinking its juice.
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From bolstering your immune system -- to brightening your smile -- to giving your skin that youthful glow, Grapefruit and Grapefruit juice pack a Powerful Punch!
Facts on the Goodness of Grapefruits:
"Grapefruit Goodness" and its Effect on Women
Grapefruit Goodness: With the onset of PMS, increase your daily intake of grapefruit juice as recent studies have found that grapefruits can help to reduce bloating and common fatigue experienced by many women.
Grapefruit Goodness: Grapefruit and grapefruit juice are sources of nutrients including vitamin A, folate, thiamin, magnesium, potassium and phosphorus which will help to strengthen your body for pregnancy and keep you healthy throughout.
Grapefruit Goodness: Grapefruit and grapefruit juice are fat free and have only 60 calories per serving. The Grapefruit Diet has proved that by eating a half of a grapefruit with every meal or drinking 3 servings of grapefruit juice a day will help you to lose weight. Grapefruit is also high in fiber and water which are key to maintaining a healthy weight.
Grapefruit Goodness: Studies have shown that vitamin C may help build collagen in your skin, therefore reducing lines and wrinkles. Grapefruit and grapefruit juice have more than a day's worth of vitamin C and will help to keep you looking as young as you feel.
Grapefruit Goodness: Heart disease is the leading cause of death among women in the United States. Florida grapefruit was the first fresh produce item to receive the American Heart Association heart-check mark - designating foods low in sodium, cholesterol and fat. Having a glass of grapefruit juice or a fresh grapefruit everyday will help keep your heart healthy.