a. Grapefruit is very helpful in removing or dissolving inorganic calcium which may have formed in the cartilage of the joints, as in arthritis, as a result of an excessive consumption of devitalized white flour products. Fresh grapefruit contains organic salicylic acid, which aids in dissolving such inorganic calcium in the body.
b. Grapefruit can help in weight loss, since it is low in sodium, high in fat burning enzymes. Low sodium intake can help flush out excess water that is caused by high sodium food.
c. Grapefruit has high water content, and an increased water consumption can help increase metabolism.
d. Grapefruit is a rich source of Vitamin C Vitamin C for a more Radiant Skin
e. Grapefruit is rich in lycopene (the red color/pigment), it helps to prevent to occurrence of tumors and cancer.
f. It is a liver tonic
g. Helps in cases of Gallstones
h. Helps in cases of Cold, Pneumonia, Fever
i. It is a powerful drug-poison eliminator
j. Helps in proper digestion of food
k. Can help improve complexion
l. Grapefruit is a natural antiseptic for wounds when used externally.
PS: My very favorite way to eat grapefruit: cut it in half, top with a little brown sugar if you like, and broil it in the oven for a couple minutes. Eat it with a little spoon, one section at a time (this part is very important for maximum satisfaction).