What are the rules of the grapefruit diet?
While many versions of the diet exist, the grapefruit diet’s basic premise is consuming grapefruit (typically the whole fruit, though some versions allow for powdered grapefruit supplements) before all three meals a day, for a duration of seven to 10 days or more.
Is grapefruit good for losing belly fat?
Sorry, but grapefruit doesn’t burn fat. There have been a few studies about grapefruit and weight loss. In one, obese people who ate half a grapefruit before meals for 12 weeks lost more weight than those who didn’t eat or drink any grapefruit products.
What can you not eat on a grapefruit diet?
Sugar, fruits (other than grapefruit), sweet vegetables, grains and starchy vegetables are to be avoided. The grapefruit diet is thus a low-carbohydrate diet. A typical breakfast menu usually includes bacon and eggs.