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Detox With Grapefruit

Detox with Grapefruit


Grapefruit halved

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Grapefruit (L. Citrus paradisihas wide ranging benefits that include preventing kidney stones, detoxing the liver and to keep the digestive system in good working condition. This citrus is not often associated with the Cretan Diet but Grapefruit trees are found growing alongside the Orange trees in the groves in the Chania region of Western Crete.  Grapefruit is an excellent source of Vitamins A, B1 and C. The fruit also contains plenty of pantothenic acid, copper, dietary fiber, potassium, and biotin along with phyto-chemicals including liminoids and lycopene.

Just a note of caution on Grapefruit for anyone on prescription drugs. Grapefruit naturally contains certain compounds that interfere with an enzyme in our body that facilitates the distribution of some blood pressure and heart drugs. If this happens it that may cause unexpected trauma in a person leading to serious consequences. Often prescription drugs will carry the warning not to consume Grapefruit in such circumstances. If you are not affected then go for the detox work out with Grapefruits. Just eat them.


Recommended Detox Foods in the Cretan Diet

Avocados - Broccoli - Cabbage - Cranberries - Garlic - Grapefruit - Lemon

Lentils and Pulses - Sunflower Seeds - (Return to Introductory article)

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