Red Grapefruit Lowers Cholesterol

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      Consuming just one grapefruit a day is extremely useful in preventing the development of cardiovascular diseases. Did you know that under the thick crust of red grapefruit lies a veritable treasure trove of health? Consuming just one grapefruit a day is extremely useful in preventing the development of cardiovascular disease, found out the researchers from Israel, the research group of patients with heart disease. At the same time they managed to regulate and high cholesterol.

     “It is interesting that their bodies had not responded to the medication for lowering cholesterol based on a statin, but after consumption of red grapefruit cholesterol levels are reduced,” said Sheila Gorinstain, head of the research team by the University in Jerusalem.

      Another study found that eating red grapefruit lowers blood fats, especially triglycerides, which is not the case when it consumed the yellow variety of this fruit. Scientists believe that these results are responsible antioxidants that red grapefruit is packed , but assume that this fruit also contains some unknown chemical compounds that affect the reduction of triglycerides.

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