The 7-Day Grapefruit Detox for Weight Loss

Slim down in just one week with the help of this bright and tart citrus fruit.

The 7-Day Grapefruit Detox for Weight Loss

Want to lose weight quickly but don’t want to starve yourself? This simple detox plan from nutritionist Dr. Kellyann Petrucci can help you lose between half a pound to one pound a day, beat bloat, and boost immunity — all with the help of grapefruit. Follow these guidelines to burn fat and reach your goals in as little as seven days.

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The Ultimate Weight-Loss Weapon

Grapefruit contains nootkatones, chemical compounds that animal studies have shown may boost metabolism and promote weight loss. They’re also high in fiber, which keeps you satiated and can help balance blood sugar levels. The basis of this detox revolves around the golden grapefruit rule: Enjoy half a grapefruit with every meal for a week to get an extra dose of nutrients like fiber and vitamins A and C.

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Is Your Stomach Cramp Actually Diverticulitis?

It may not just be indigestion.

We've all been there — we get a cramp in our stomach, maybe with some nausea or constipation. It's easy to think it may just be indigestion. But what if it's something more serious like diverticulitis? That's a condition of inflammation or infection in one or more small pouches that can form in your digestive tract. Here's how to tell the difference between the pain and how to know when you should see a doctor.