Pomelos

Easy to find, cooling fruit, with many benefits many of us do not realize:

1. Immune system booster: One pomelo contains 4 times more than your daily vitamin C requirement. This vitamin C acts as an antioxidant to increase white blood cell activities which attack free radicals. This immune system boost helps fight against colds, coughs, fevers and bacterial infections which our bodies are prone to when our immune systems are weakened from stress or other factors.

2. Cancer fighter: pomelos contain Bioflavonoid or Vitamin P (most significantly in the skin of the pomelo) which is an effective free radical fighter. It helps improve and compliment Vitamin C effectiveness, which can reduce the chance of getting cancer and cancer spread.

3. Blood pressure: high in potassium, pomelos are a very good choice to have give the heart a treat. Potassium acts as a vasodilator helping to regulate blood pressure levels, reducing blood vessels tension and strain on heart and stimulate good blood flow. This can lower your chance of atherosclerosis, heart attacks, and strokes.

4. Anti-aging : with a very high dose of Vitamin C, there is no doubt that pomelos can also be a good natural anti-aging agent to fight with free radicals. Moreover, having good amount of Vitamin C everyday can help your body produce collagen.

5. Weight control: packed with water, 0% fat, low calories, fiber, nutrition and fiber, as if that weren’t enough, pomelos also contain a fat burning enzyme too! (There is a research for using pomelo peel extract for dietary therapy and metabolic disorders). Eating pomelos as a snack and before every meal can help you control your weight safely.

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