Can drinking grapefruit juice induce weight loss and lower the risk of developing diabetes?
A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of California-Berkeley claims that Grapefruit juice may help combat the negative effects of a high-fat diet. The research published in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS ONE suggests that the fruit could replace “metformin”, a medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes, and may also be helpful in preventing weight gain as well as decreasing blood glucose levels.
Previously, several studies have also claimed that grapefruit could be used for cancer prevention, cleansing, detoxification, cellular regeneration, lowering cholesterol, heart health maintenance, Lupus nephritis, rheumatoid arthritis and weight loss. However, Andreas Stahl and Joseph Napoli, the UC Berkeley faculty members who led the new study say that validity of such studies can be questioned Read more