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The Greatness of Grapefruit

Freshly harvested grapefruit on wooden backgroundPlump. Round. Juicy. Tender. What man doesn’t love the taste of a big, beautiful grapefruit? Delightful in the mornings and equally good as a tasty afternoon snack, grapefruit is a food that offers the tongue a real treat – but it is also packed with elements that are surprisingly good for the body and skin too. Listed here are some of the things that make grapefruit truly great.

If you’re already a fan of this fruit then this will make for terrific reading. If you’re not, it might convince you to give grapefruit a go next time you’re writing up your grocery shopping list. So consider the benefits of this tangy fruit before you walk straight past it on your next shop.

It Can Help You Lose Weight

Putting on weight is so infuriatingly easy – especially during the holiday period when snacking suddenly becomes the norm. If you must gorge at various points during 2016 then choose to gorge on grapefruit. This citrus product is low in calories and high in enzymes, which means you won’t take much fat on board by eating them, and will burn away a lot of additional fat in the process.

It Can Clean the Liver and Kidneys

Your liver can really take a pounding during the holiday period with all the champagne and wine you’ve consumed. With New Year in full swing, the best way to stay in shape is by eating grapefruit – which actively cleanses both the liver and kidneys. The antioxidant properties help remove toxic substances from the liver, while the high content of vitamin C helps to increase urine pH levels and decrease the risk of kidney stones forming.

It Can Brighten and Cleanse the Skin

As mentioned previously, grapefruit is high in vitamin C –been proven in several different studies to have beneficial effects on the skin. Grapefruit is also high in potassium and amino acids, which respectively smooth out the skin and help to keep it supple.

Tucking into grapefruit on a regular basis can be beneficial for your skin in all kinds of ways, but when it comes to shaving you can still come out in a rash if you’re using the wrong lubricant. Make sure you keep your skin rash-free by eating well and using the finest cream for shaving – such as the Taylor of Old Bond Street Grapefruit Shaving Cream. With a refreshing sun-ripened grapefruit and orange fragrance this rich cream protects and moisturizes the skin allowing for a luxurious shaving experience. Buy this cream online today at Henry Tibbs to keep your skin in terrific condition – even after a thorough shave.Taylor of Old Bond Street Grapefruit Shaving Cream

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