When it comes to eating a healthy diet in order to better manage the symptoms of your PCOS, grapefruit is hard to beat as a great source of natural goodness.
For a start, it has a low GL (Glycemic Load) of 7, which means it’s much less likely to cause an artery-damaging spike in your blood sugar and insulin levels. Then there’s the grapefruit’s ability to help with weight loss because it’s high in fat-burning enzymes and low in sodium. Cutting salt in your diet can help flush out excess water caused by high sodium food.
Grapefruit also helps the proper digestion of food and boosts liver function, as well as being a rich source of Vitamin C. Because it boasts a high concentration of lycopene, it may also help to prevent the onset of tumors.
Eat a grapefruit every other day. Try peeling it like an orange, not cut in half and scooped out, for maximum benefit.
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