Results for - Health benefits and 2 dangers of Grapefruit

1,639 voters participated in this survey
What grapefruit health benefits are you aware of?

1. What grapefruit health benefits are you aware of?

Grapefruit contains retinol antioxidants that help repair damaged skin and fight the development of fine lines and wrinkles. Grapefruit face mask once a week to improve your skin. Mix 1 tablespoon of honey, 1/2 cup of oatmeal, and juice from 1/2 of a grapefruit.
24%
384 votes
Grapefruit also contains the flavonoid naringin, which studies have shown may increase metabolism. Surprisingly, you might be able to lose weight from grapefruit oil.
22%
355 votes
Grapefruit has natural astringent properties that rid your skin of excess oils and tighten pores. Look for facial products that contain grapefruit essential oil, or make your own toner by combining fresh grapefruit juice with lavender or mint in a small spray bottle.
20%
320 votes
Grapefruit juice strips your hair of buildup and contains vitamins A and C to boost hair growth. Citrus products are known to brighten hair, bringing out natural highlights.
15%
245 votes
In a study of 57 people who had bypass surgery and whose cholesterol levels weren't responding to statin medications, those who ate a red grapefruit a day for 30 days lowered their total cholesterol by more than 15%, LDL by 20%, and triglycerides by 17%.
11%
172 votes
Grapefruit juice contains a compound that helps to lower the amount of yeast in your system. By using grapefruit juice topically to help reduce dandruff and kill the fungus that causes dandruff. Grapefruit juice also removes buildup caused by hair products.
9%
148 votes
na or I am unaware of these facts.
53%
847 votes
What two grapefruit dangers are you aware of?

2. What two grapefruit dangers are you aware of?

Due to compounds called furanocoumarins, grapefruit juice can interact with certain medications and dangerously increase their potency. Check with your doctor to see if any medications you take are affected by grapefruits.
47%
748 votes
Grapefruit juice has been shown to increase levels of calcium oxalate, which can lead to the formation of stones. While the research is inconclusive, people prone to kidney stones may want to avoid drinking large amounts of grapefruit juice.
18%
287 votes
na or neither
44%
700 votes
After reading this survey, will you be eating or not eating grapefruit in your daily diet?

3. After reading this survey, will you be eating or not eating grapefruit in your daily diet?

I will continue to eat grapefruit.
38%
610 votes
I will not be eating grapefruit.
26%
408 votes
na
36%
582 votes
Grapefruit can have dangerous interactions with certain medications. Do you agree that you should check with your doctor before adding grapefruit to your diet.

4. Grapefruit can have dangerous interactions with certain medications. Do you agree that you should check with your doctor before adding grapefruit to your diet.

Yes
72%
1,148 votes
No
28%
452 votes
01/30/2017 Food & Drink 1639 28 By: SmokeyandBandit

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