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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

New Look at Old Favorites as Appetite Suppressants

avocado and grapefruit salad with pomegranate seeds
I ate so much grapefruit when I was a pre-teen and already working on weight loss. I thought it was a punishment. Now it turns out it was good for me in more than one way. A great way to use grapefruit is in a classic salad that includes avocado and pomegranate and is a great addition to a meal which will also help with your hunger! Read below-
Gobble Up Grapefruit
Grapefruit diets went out of style with Jane Fonda aerobic videos, but this citrus is staging a comeback. In a study at the Nutrition and Metabolic Research Center at the Scripps Clinic in San Diego, people who ate half a grapefruit with each meal lost an average of 3.6 pounds in three months. According to Ken Fujioka, M.D., the study's principal researcher, these yellow-orange orbs lower your postmeal levels of insulin, the hormone that regulates blood sugar and fat metabolism. 
I found this on the Women's Health website: http://www.womenshealthmag.com