The effects of grapefruit on weight and insulin resistance: relationship to the metabolic syndrome.

@article{Fujioka2006TheEO,
  title={The effects of grapefruit on weight and insulin resistance: relationship to the metabolic syndrome.},
  author={Ken N Fujioka and Frank f Greenway and J. S. Sheard and Yu Ying},
  journal={Journal of medicinal food},
  year={2006},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={49-54}
}
To study the effects of grapefruit and grapefruit products on body weight and metabolic syndrome, 91 obese patients were randomized to either placebo capsules and 7 ounces (207 mL) of apple juice, grapefruit capsules with 7 ounces (207 mL) of apple juice, 8 ounces (237 mL) of grapefruit juice with placebo capsule, or half of a fresh grapefruit with a placebo capsule three times a day before each meal. Metabolic syndrome parameters were measured at the beginning and end of 12 weeks. After 12… CONTINUE READING