Mar 29, 2017

The Healthy Breakfast That Boosts Your Metabolism (and Tastes Amazing)

by Hadley Mendelsohn

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Ah, the endless greatness of grapefruit. It may have a reputation for being a bitter and acidic fruit, but it's actually quite delicious when dressed up with the right ingredients, making it an easy breakfast favorite. If you've ever tasted a bruleéd grapefruit cloaked in brown sugar, you know what we mean. Beyond being a quick and tasty breakfast option, it's also a great way to get a ton of essential nutrients. 

According to research published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, red grapefruit can significantly improve cholesterol levels. Another study found that it boosts metabolism and curbs hunger, so you'll feel satisfied throughout the entire morning. Plus, vitamin C is crucial for collagen production, which keeps your skin smooth and youthful.

Now that you're probably craving grapefruit, watch the Bon Appetit video below to learn how to make grapefruit halves sprinkled with rosemary and chili flakes. Not only is it a sweet and savory two-in-one breakfast, but it'll also deliver the aforementioned health and beauty benefits. Enjoy!

How do you take your grapefruit in the morning? Share your tips in the comments below.