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Grapefruit – A Super Food

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Why is this great fruit so good for you?

  • Grapefruits are very low in calories, since they are made up of mostly water.
  • Grapefruits are high in vitamin A.
  • Grapefruits are a good source of protein.  Eating half a grapefruit before a meal may help you eat less.
  • Grapefruit may help lower insulin levels.
  • Grapefruit is a good source of potassium.

 

 

 

Check out this great green smoothie recipe:

Ingredients:

2 cups water

1 grapefruit

Juice from 1/2 a lemon

2 cups of kale

1 cup of mango cubes

Directions:

Blend water and kale.  Add other ingredients and blend.  Serves 2.

 

 

 

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