With only about 80 calories in a medium-sized grapefruit, it’s little wonder the citrus fruit has been a popular inclusion in low-fat diets

Grapefruit - less than 80 calories

Also low in sugar, high in fibre and with the potential to make you feel fuller, there’s no doubt grapefruit is a good produce-aisle choice this season.

Need more convincing? A study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food found that obese adults who ate half a grapefruit before each of their three main meals of the day lost about 1.4kg more than those who didn’t during a 12-week period.

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