Yes, grapefruit really does curb hunger. And that's just one of its many benefits.
What's Great About Grapefruit
Protects Your Heart
Oatmeal isn't the only heart-friendly breakfast: Enjoying one grapefruit a day can help lower "bad" LDL cholesterol levels by 15.5 percent and triglycerides by 27 percent, according to a study in the <em>Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry</em>.
Deep red varieties pack the biggest punch because they have higher levels of antioxidants, says Shela Gorinstein, Ph.D., the lead researcher in the study. Grapefruit does increase the potency of some prescription drugs, so check with your doc before you dig in.
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