What’s not to love about the tangy, juiciness of a pink grapefruit?
But did you know it is one of the healthiest fruits on the planet? Brimming with vitamin C, grapefruit boosts the immune system and helps to shorten colds; perfect at this time of year!
Rich in antioxidants grapefruit supports clear, healthy skin and can lower our risk for many diseases. The rich pink and red colour is due to lycopene , a type of carotenoid. Lycopene appears to have cancer fighting properties which help to combat oxygen free radicals, the compounds that can damage our cells.
Containing pectin, a form of soluble fibre, grapefruit has been shown to lower cholesterol and protect against heart disease.
With so many health benefits, it’s time to discover the juicy pink grapefruit and enjoy its delicious goodness.