Grapefruit Juice. We’re all looking for faster ways to burn fat.
If you’ve ever struggled to slim (and, really, who hasn’t?), you know how stubbornly unwanted pounds cling to your body — especially around your belly.
But did you know there’s a special way to drink grapefruit juice that will melt your muffin top much faster?
Would you like to turn grapefruit juice into a powerful partner in your fight against fat?
It’s as easy as mixing it with a specific ingredient you probably have in your kitchen right now.
I’ll show you how in just a second. First, let’s take a quick peek at 5 surprising health benefits of grapefruit juice.
5 Benefits Of Grapefruit
You May Not Know
1. Boost Your Immune System
Vitamin C is a powerful vitamin and antioxidant your body uses to keep you fit and healthy.
Although more research is needed, studies suggest that vitamin C can both protect you against the common cold as well as shorten cold duration. (1)
Grapefruit juice is a rich source of vitamin C and one of the easiest ways to add this crucial nutrient to your diet.
2. Rev Your Metabolism
Grapefruit juice contains naringenin, an antioxidant that researchers have found supports your body’s use of insulin, which helps keep your blood sugar in check speeds up your metabolism. (2)
A healthy metabolism makes it easier to lose weight as well as maintain a slimmer figure once the pounds are off.
3. Purge Your Liver Of Toxins
Grapefruit juice is loaded with bioflavonoids (plant chemicals) like hesperidin that flush nasty toxins and fat globules from your liver.
When you have a clean, healthy liver you have more energy, you feel healthier, and you have a much easier time losing weight.
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You’ll see more about how grapefruit juice works with your liver to accelerate weight loss in just a second, but first…
4. Lower Bad Cholesterol
In one study, participants at a grapefruit with each meal for six weeks. At the end of the study, these men and women had lower cholesterol levels than when they started. (3)
As an added bonus, study participants also lost weight and showed significant reduction in waist circumference.
5. Curb Your Cravings
Out-of-control cravings can make weight loss an impossible struggle.
And if you’ve ever stood in front of an open freezer door, drooling over the thought of a bowl of ice cream before bed, you know how hard it can be to fight off those cravings.
Grapefruit juice can make weight loss easier by helping to keep your cravings in check.
That’s because consuming grapefruit juice stimulates the release of cholecystokinin, a hormone that regulates digestive juices and acts as a hunger suppressant. (4)
How To Fire Up Grapefruit’s
Pretty impressive list of health benefits, right?
But it gets even better:
Adding one simple ingredient to grapefruit juice can prime your body to burn belly fat.
The secret ingredient?
Drink a mix of 8 oz. of grapefruit juice and 2 Tbs. of olive oil 30 minutes before eating twice daily for 7 days and say bye-bye to embarrassing belly bulges!
This belly fat-melting tonic is effective because the hesperidin from the grapefruit juice and the monounsaturated fats in the olive oil can work together to stimulate the production of bile, a fluid that dissolves toxins and fatty deposits in the liver. (5)
As soon as the liver is rid of excess toxins and fat, it begins metabolizing stored fat — and it first targets the deadly visceral fat that smothers your internal organs and forces your belly to swell and sag over your pants.
Your results may vary, but some women report losing up to 2 inches off their waistline a week after trying this belly-fat melting grapefruit tonic!
Belly Fat-Melting Grapefruit Tonic Recipe
Our belly fat-melting grapefruit tonic couldn’t be easier to make.
And once you’ve tried it for a week I think you’ll be very pleasantly surprised at how well it works to shrink your waistline.
But before you try it, an important warning:
Make sure to choose an unsweetened (preferably organic) grapefruit juice.
Popular brands like Ocean Spray put as much sugar in their grapefruit juice as you’d get from a can of soda.
And that’s definitely NOT what you want if you’re trying to lose weight and stay healthy.
So make sure to check the label and only choose a grapefruit juice that DOESN’T include added sugar.
Prep time: 2 mins Serves: 1
- 8 oz. unsweetened (preferably organic) grapefruit juice
- 2 Tbs. olive oil
- Mix 8 oz. of grapefruit juice with 2 Tbs. olive oil
- Stir vigorously
- Drink 30 minutes before eating twice daily for 7 days
PRO TIP: Make enough belly fat-melting grapefruit juice tonic at once to last 2 — 3 days and store it in your fridge for quick access.
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